IGA026- The DAWN method- A breakthrough in Dementia care

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Caring for loved ones with dementia can be expensive, exhausting, and emotionally draining. And those afflicted with the condition can experience many frustrations as they struggle to continue in a world that doesn’t recognize what is happening to them.The DAWN method of dementia care, developed by Judy Cornish, shifts our paradigm on how we view dementia and opens the door to more compassionate care, allows us to keep our loved ones with us longer, instead of in institutions. This alone can drastically reduce the cost of dementia care. If you are touched in any way by any form of dementia, the information in this episode could easily be a game-changer for you. this discussion is guaranteed to affect how you dementia and those suffering with it.

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What You Will Learn About In This Episode:

  • Why the DAWN Method of dementia care is a paradigm shift opening up new possibilities.
  • How a person with dementia feels when interacting with the normal world
    • The difference between intuitive and rational thinking
    • The remembering self vs. the experiencing self
  • What qualities and aspects remain in a person with dementia
  • How to provide a taste of security, comfort, and purpose to those with dementia
  • How to partner and become a team-mate to a person with dementia
  • How to delay the inevitability of a nursing home for a loved one with dementia.

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As the founder of the Dementia & Alzheimer’s Wellbeing Network® (DAWN), Judy Cornish approaches dementia care with clear and empathetic methods that not only improve the lives of the individuals with dementia but also of those caring for them.

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The Dementia Handbook

Training in the DAWN Method

The method is taught in 8 one-hour sessions, starting with an introduction to dementia care. The following seven classes help attendees learn to recognize and respond to seven specific emotional needs caused by dementia, and provide tools and techniques for meeting those needs.

  • Class #1: Dementia Care Overview
  • Class #2: Practicing Mood Management
  • Class #3: Developing Security in Confusion
  • Class #4: Developing Security in Care
  • Class #5: Giving Social Success
  • Class #6: Giving a Sense of Control
  • Class #7: Giving a Sense of Value
  • Class #8: Building a Secure Future

Judy’s Blog Posts

Judy has written extensively on her findings in dealing with people with dementia and offers many insightful perspectives in her writings. The link above will take you to her blog posts. Here are just a few of the subjects you will find there.

  • Is Diagnosing the Specific Type of Dementia Important?
  • How Do We Help Someone Feel Secure in Our Care?
  • Why is Mood Management So Important?
  • Let’s Talk About Abilities and Dementia
  • How to make dementia care less frustrating
  • How we feel dictates how we behave

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IGA015 – Pulling Back The Curtain To Expose Hidden HealthCare Practices-Part 2

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The current healthcare concerns are mounting at a fast pace. It seems the more things cost, the more concerns that surface. And costs are rising fast. For this episode, Lisa Blackstock, from SoulSherpa.net, joins Lee to discuss what she is seeing in her work. Lisa is in position to see our healthcare system on an almost daily basis. She shares with Lee many practices that compromise our care or the expenses for them. Lisa and Lee pull back a healthcare curtain that we are sure will be relevant to the management of your own healthcare. This is part 1 of a valuable discussion that you may want to hear several times.

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IGA010 – “Nine To Ninety” Reveals the Gift of End-Of-Life Discussions

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Juli Vizza and Alicia Dwyer are the producer and director of a powerful 30 minute video called "Nine To Ninety". This video is being screened around the country and is changing the dialog on how we discuss the end-of-life process. They chat with Lee to explore many of the behind-the-scenes events, the lessons and the impact the video is having on our culture. Watch the video and hear this discussion to experience the full impact.

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  • Caregiver fatigue
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IGA009: The Outlook For Aging And Care-giving Up Ahead

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For this episode, Lee shares thoughts with Frank Samson, who has hosted his own podcast (The Aging Boomers)for many years dealing with the issues of baby boomers and preparing them for their elderly parents as well as their own aging. Lee and Frank discuss many of the issues Frank has uncovered and captured in his book.Frank has been in the trenches and offers his insight on such topics as our cultural response to aging, the rise of dementia, care-giving issues, preventing falls in the elderly, and factors affecting longevity. Listen to the end to find out how you can get his valuable book for FREE.

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  • What are Blue Zones, and the factors that create them.
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  • Taking care of loved ones remotely - long-distance care-giving
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  • Preventing falls for the elderly
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