1 hr 13 min

Positive Approach to Dementia Care with Jenna Mele OT 4 Lyfe

    • Health & Fitness

Statistics say that over 50 million people worldwide have dementia (WHO, 2019). And the impacts of dementia include: physical, psychological, social, and economical, not only for the people who have it, but also the people who care for them, as well as their families, and society as a whole. My guest today, Jenna Mele, is an occupational therapist who specializes in dementia care and discovered this practice area while she was a care partner for her own grandmother who had dementia. Fueled by her personal experience, Jenna advocates for a more positive approach to care and is passionate about improving the lives of her clients, their families, and other healthcare practitioners who work with people with dementia.

Statistics say that over 50 million people worldwide have dementia (WHO, 2019). And the impacts of dementia include: physical, psychological, social, and economical, not only for the people who have it, but also the people who care for them, as well as their families, and society as a whole. My guest today, Jenna Mele, is an occupational therapist who specializes in dementia care and discovered this practice area while she was a care partner for her own grandmother who had dementia. Fueled by her personal experience, Jenna advocates for a more positive approach to care and is passionate about improving the lives of her clients, their families, and other healthcare practitioners who work with people with dementia.

1 hr 13 min

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