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Interactive discussion with Dr. Tam Cummings, the author of Untangling Alzheimer’s: The Guide for Families & Professionals

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Interactive discussion with Dr. Tam Cummings, the author of Untangling Alzheimer’s:  The Guide for Families & Professionals
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Start Date
12/16/2022 11:30 am
End Date
12/16/2022 1:30 pm

Interactive discussion with Dr. Tam Cummings, the author of Untangling Alzheimer’s: The Guide for Families & Professionals

  • 11:30AM  - Arrival, Networking, Lunch
  • Noon - Presentation begins will attendees enjoy lunch
  • 1:30 PM - Presentation winds down with Q&A, additional networking

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As a gerontologist, Dr. Tam provides private consultation and education services to families, extensive education courses for nurses, social workers, administrators, activity directors, and marketers, keynote addresses and breakout sessions on dementia or the aging process for national, state or regional conferences and individualized programming for dementia and memory care communities.

Dr. Tam has worked in dementia communities for more than two decades, giving her firsthand experience with persons with dementia, their struggles and behaviors and the frustration families and professionals face daily. She has used that experience to develop her stages of dementia tool. She is dedicated and passionate about helping care partners learn the skills needed to provide for care.

Dr. Tam has been the director of social work for a skilled nursing facility, the program director for memory care communities and a geriatric case manager for persons with dementia. She has been in private practice for more than four years.

A master's graduate of Baylor University's Institute of Gerontological Studies, Dr. Tam complemented her education with post-graduate studies in educational psychology at Baylor and rural public health at Texas A&M University. She is a member of the National Gerontological Society and Sigma Phi Omega, the National Society for Professional Gerontologists.


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