Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 01/08/2021

A View From The Frontlines with Dr. William Mansbach


A live and interactive discussion with the co-author of the award-winning book, Brain Health as You Age. A pioneer in the development of memory clinics and is the creator of the BCAT® and ENRICH® Systems, which integrate cognitive tests, interventions, and dementia prevention programs. 

Chat Transcript

12:04:54     From  Max Bandarenko : Hi Everyone. Max Bandarenko, Artis Senior Living of Potomac. We are a new Memory Care Community opening in the fall of 2021! mbandarenko@artismgmt.com, 646-499-0493

12:05:04     From  Ada Horsfall   to   All panelists : Happy New Year Everyone!!! It's going to be a better year! Ada Horsfall MBA, MHA, MD- Director of Care Management at Lifematters, a private duty homecare company providing care management and homecare services in MD, D.C. & VA. 301-615-0616,  ahorsfall@lifemattersusa.com

12:05:19     From  Nathan Wells   to   All panelists : Hello! My name is Nathan Wells, Sales and Activities Director with VillageSpaces. We provide virtual companionship and daily activities to seniors. 888-417-8227 or email at Nathan@villagespaces.com.

12:05:46     From  Ada Horsfall   to   All panelists : Congratulations to The Action Group!!!!

12:06:09     From  Bianca Wise : The Option Group is amazing!

12:06:34     From  Ada Horsfall   to   All panelists : Sorry Option Group!!!

12:07:41     From  Vincent Kobayashi : VillageSpaces is new to the group. Thank you Steve for allowing us to join. We have just launched an app that provides video chat based companionship, activities, and an online village. Our goal is to tackle loneliness for seniors.

12:07:45     From  Bonnie Elliott : Happy New Year Everyone!                                        Bonnie Elliott, MSW, CSA, CADDCT, CPRS              Certified Senior Advisor®                                     CarePatrol of Central MD and Loudoun VA               Office: 240-566-5900                                                   Direct: 703-785-0422                                                 

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12:07:55     From  Amy Solomon : Hello everyone - Happy New Year! Amy Solomon, Hartman Executive Advisors - a strategic IT leadership and cyber advisory firm. We partner with healthcare and community service organizations to help them align and leverage technology and develop a forward-thinking, transformational IT strategy that supports their business. asolomon@hartmanadvisors.com; 410-917-9870

12:08:43     From  Joanne Johnson   to   All panelists : Happy New Year!!

12:08:56     From  Brenda Wilson : Brenda Wilson LifePath….LCSW, CEAP and ALCA Care Manager in Charlottesville, VA. 30+ years experience and recently retired from UVAHS. www.BrendaWilsonLifepath.weebly.com

12:09:01     From  Joanne Johnson   to   All panelists : Joanne Johnson Harmony at Chantilly.....

12:09:46     From  Jackie Tangires   to   All panelists : Jackie Tangires. Thi O

12:09:47     From  Alexis Doty   to   All panelists : Memories are important to me, my dad and grandmother passed away from dementia/Alzheimer's which was why I have a 2nd video company for recording memories. www.personalvideobiographies.com utilizing my 28 years in video production.  So looking forward to this session today.

12:10:24     From  Jackie Tangires   to   All panelists : The Option Group/ 410-667-0266

12:10:44     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : IMPORTANT - Remember to check your chat messages and make sure to use the drop down menu ALL PANELISTS AND ATTENDEES

12:11:13     From  Christina Green   to   All panelists : “Brain Health as you Age” Mem Pics Books, working Memory Books.  The BCAT are valuable resources for memory care programs .

12:11:30     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Christina Green to All Panelists:  12:11 PM

“Brain Health as you Age” Mem Pics Books, working Memory Books.  The BCAT are valuable resources for memory care programs .

12:11:37     From  Alexis Doty : Memories are important to me, my dad and grandmother passed away from dementia/Alzheimer's which was why I have a 2nd video company for recording memories. www.personalvideobiographies.com utilizing my 28 years in video production.  So looking forward to this session today.

(703) 981 3652, f22VideoSolutions@gmail.com.  Helping non profits with Alzheimer's disease

12:11:40     From  Barbara Sullivan : Happy New Year!  Barbara Sullivan, Executive Director Village to Village Network, Inc. https://www.vtvnetwork.org, vtv@vtvnetwork.org

12:11:48     From  Juanita Ross : Happy New Year! Juanita Ross, Services for Older Refugees, Catholic Charities, MRS in Northern Virginia, Juanita.ross@ccda.net; (703) 454-4900.

12:12:19     From  Dawn Converse : Dawn Converse, Certified Senior Move Manager, J&S Property Services LLC, dpconverse@gmail.com; JandSProperty.com, serving Baltimore and surrounding counties

12:12:22     From  Bianca Wise : Happy New Year! I am Bianca Wise, President of Home Helpers Home Care of Baltimore. The 1st Homecare agency in the area to offer a CARED 4 Program which in addition to private duty caregivers, we also offer Personal Emergency Response Devices, Daily Wellness Checks, & Meal Preparation. Offering a comprehensive plan to help keep seniors safe & healthy at home.

12:13:47     From  Jennifer Late : Happy New Year! Jennifer Late, Digital Marketing Strategist at Lifecare Affordability Plan, jlate@seia.com, https://lifecareaffordability.com

12:14:51     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Jackie Tangires

The Option Group/ 410-667-0266

 https://theoptiongroup.net/

12:15:09     From  sandi rosengart : Hi!  Sandi Rosengart with Elder Care Consultants.  Aging Life Care Professional.  www.eldercc.com; 703-391-1623

12:15:31     From  Camille Adams   to   All panelists : Hello this Camille Adams I am on the training. I work for  the Department of Social Services, thank you for having me

12:16:02     From  Bobbie Beharrie : Hello from Bobbie Beharrie RN " The Medical Team Home Health Agency".

12:16:16     From  Megeen White : Greetings! Megeen White, Program Manager with Alzheimer's Association mewhite@alz.org 301-696-0315 ext. 1823

12:17:20     From  Jon Garber : Hello, from Jon Garber, Executive Director, The Seneca Rockville - a new senior living community under development with Watermark Communities

12:17:20     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Here is the link to Dr. Mansbach's webpage https://www.thebcat.com/

12:17:41     From  Megeen White   to   All panelists : Hi .  I'm Cyndi Prudhomme.  I'm the Eastern Shore Education Coordinator for the Alzheimer's Association.  My email is cprudhomme@alz.org.  Cell 610-283-2272.  We are in the hosting a variety of virtual community forums on AD and memory loss and offer free education webinars., virtual and telephonic support groups and Early Stage engagement programs.  For more information, you can go to our website www.az.org/maryland and look for our events and programs.

12:17:52     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Camille Adams

Hello this Camille Adams I am on the training. I work for  the Department of Social Services, thank you for having me

12:18:49     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Ada Horsfall 

Happy New Year Everyone!!! It's going to be a better year! Ada Horsfall MBA, MHA, MD- Director of Care Management at Lifematters, a private duty homecare company providing care management and homecare services in MD, D.C. & VA. 301-615-0616,  ahorsfall@lifemattersusa.com

12:18:58     From  Jennifer Brown : Hi everyone.  Jennifer Brown - Community Relations Manager - Seabury Care Management - Seabury Resources for Aging - jmbrown@seaburyresources.org - 202-364-0020  Let's connect!

12:19:20     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Noel White 

Happy New Year! Noel White, theoptiopngroup.net nwhite@theoptiongroup.net

12:21:20     From  Bree Baldwin : Greetings! Bree Baldwin - care manager & coordinator of the WellSenior program at Debra Levy Eldercare Associates - 301-704-5848

12:24:27     From  Ronald Caplan : Ron Caplan here

12:25:13     From  Bianca Wise : First Responders definitely should've been on the list.

12:25:37     From  Ronald Caplan : www.rmcpublishingllc.com Long Life Strategy

12:26:21     From  Bianca Wise : A lot of my former EMT & PARAMEDIC colleagues are suffering horribly

12:27:17     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : https://www.thebcat.com/

12:27:19     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : https://enrichvisits.com/

12:28:45     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : https://enrichvisits.com/mood-5

12:32:49     From  Joanne Johnson   to   All panelists : I majored at physiological psych at Villanova. I’m following you like it was yesterday. loving this.

12:38:08     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : https://enrichvisits.com/calculator

12:44:19     From  Joanne Johnson   to   All panelists : spot on. at this time of year I am prone to bronchitis. I was sick at Christmas and was put on prednisone and z pack immediately and told to stay home from work. and I’m only 60

12:48:16     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Link to Brain Health as You Age book https://www.amazon.com/Brain-Health-You-Age-Maintenance/dp/1538109166

12:48:31     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : I will get these powerpoints and share with everyone too

12:53:54     From  Joanne Johnson   to   All panelists : I am very interested

12:55:41     From  Mary Ellen Knecht : Thank you Dr. Mansbach and Steve! Great presentation. I am fascinated by the links between mood and cognitive functioning. Mary Ellen, THE MEDICAL TEAM family of services: PD, Skilled nursing and therapies, and Hospice. 703-332-9387.

12:57:38     From  Mark Asch   to   All panelists : Hi Ellen. It is great to see you! I will follow up after. Great presentation all! Thank you

12:58:52     From  Ada Horsfall   to   All panelists : Very great idea Ellen!

13:00:15     From  Mary Ellen Knecht : Speaking of mood: "I would like to cancel my subscription to 2021. I've experienced the 7 day free trial and I'm not interested!"

13:00:42     From  alison dinardi : I have been making hand made cards for my clients to keep in touch and give them a pretty image and kind words and thoughts to my clients. They have been very well received Alison Dinardi 301 775 3493

13:01:24     From  Deb Merriner : Thanks, all, for the great presentation!  Deb Merriner, Buckley's for Seniors, Premium Concierge, Companionship and Transportation, 703-390-0535

13:02:45     From  Megeen White   to   All panelists : I'd also recommend folks check out the memory training workshops (about $40 each) put on through UCLA- based on the work from Dr. Gary Small. And the Alsheimer's Prevention and Research Foundation also has a program on Brain Longevity and teaches the Kirtan Krya meditation.  Love this program today.  I'm definitely interested in becoming certified via BCAT.

13:03:46     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Megeen White to All Panelists:  01:02 PM

I'd also recommend folks check out the memory training workshops (about $40 each) put on through UCLA- based on the work from Dr. Gary Small. And the Alsheimer's Prevention and Research Foundation also has a program on Brain Longevity and teaches the Kirtan Krya meditation.  Love this program today.  I'm definitely interested in becoming certified via BCAT.

13:03:55     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : info@thebcat.com

13:05:27     From  Susan Lilly : Congratulations Ellen and all at Option Group. Thank you Dr. Mansbach for the useful and challenging presentation. Susan Lilly, LMSW, C-ASWCM, Debra Levy Eldercare Associates, Tel: 301-593-5285.

13:06:39     From  Bonnie Elliott : In my previous life as senior yoga teacher I used Kirtan Kriya in my classes - it's an excellent practice!

13:08:51     From  Christina Green   to   All panelists : We have had huge success doing Mem pic books/Programs at Inspirations  Memory care Westminster. Highly recommend to have it as part of your activity program. Residents enjoy them.

13:09:05     From  Vincent Kobayashi : Really wonderful discussion. Thanks all



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