Dementia Doesn't Define a Person

October 9, 2015

“While Alzheimer’s creates challenges for those who live with it – and for their loved ones who watch them endure it – dementia should never define a person, or lead them to believe they ought to just give up and submit to it. From its early stages and for as long as possible, those living with Alzheimer’s owe it to themselves to get the most out of life. And there are so many ways to do just that! ”

http://changingaging.org/blog/life-with-dementia/

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Johanna Wigg, PhD

Johanna provides professional counseling to families in transition. She meets with families and their loved ones regularly. She lives at The Vicarage and works hands on with each resident, giving her a thorough understanding of each resident’s needs. She does regular assessments on each resident to ensure that they continue to receive the personalized care they deserve and need.

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