Genny’s experience includes team leadership in residential treatment centers, community programs, a faculty appointment at the Medical University of South Carolina, serving as Director at Black Mountain Neuromedical Treatment Center in NC, and currently, serving as Executive Director of Turning Point Services, an organization providing home and community supports. Her interests and experiences cross the lifespan from early childhood intervention to later life planning and supports. She has personal experience in supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities affected by Alzheimer’s disease.
Webinar Description: Participants will review effects of Alzheimer’s disease and identify the special support needs of those affected by dementia. The presentation will explore practical approaches to creating environments, individual supports and relationships aimed at preserving functional skills and facilitating wellness and quality of life for those affected by dementia.
Target Audience: This presentation will be most helpful for individuals who are developing services and providing supports for individuals affected by dementia. Practical suggestions and strategies will be valuable for direct support professionals, families and friends.