Dementia: A Daughter’s Perspective

Diagnosis Dementia – Now What?

Lori La Bey talks with Nicole J. Smith who cares for her mother with Alzheimer’s. She wrote a memoir/prescriptive book about the discovery, diagnosis, and devastating dynamic of dealing with the disease. Her book Diagnosis Dementia covers the legal, medical, financial, and emotional aspects of becoming a caregiver.

Diagnosis Dementia – Now What?


  1. The difference between Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
  2. What to expect in Nicole’s book “Diagnosis Dementia.
  3. Tips for long-distance caregivers.
  4. Understanding the why’s behind the changes.
  5. Family dynamics.
  6. How to prioritize the most important things.
  7. How to pace yourself to care.
  8. The film – Wine Women and Dementia

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Diagnosis Dementia – Now What?

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