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http://sellingthecouch.libsyn.com/128-using-your-passion-for-a-specific-population-to-expand-your-practice-with-laura-vaillancourt "My guest today is Laura Vaillancourt, LHMC, a geriatric mental health specialist in Olympia, WA. Laura is doing amazing things in serving the elderly, providing a variety of services including case management and assessments. Part of her work includes consulting with other geriatric caregivers and facilities. Our conversation gives an opportunity to think about… Continue reading Melvin Varghese, PhD, with Selling the Couch, interviews Laura Vaillancourt about her practice
Known as the “three D’s”, the symptoms of dementia, depression and delirium often mirror each other. When working or living with older adults, it is important to be aware of the ways in which these three diagnoses present themselves. Why is it important? It is important because a wrong diagnosis can lead to ineffective treatment… Continue reading The Three D’s: Dementia, Depression and Delirium
Please join us by attending our annual Alzheimer's Advocacy Day on February 9th at our state capital in Olympia, WA. Each year, friends, family, healthcare workers and others who have been impacted by the disease, gather to share their personal and professional stories to our state legislature. These stories and experiences make a difference when… Continue reading Advocacy Day 2018
ECGS attends the annual Alzheimer's Walk in Olympia each year. This year's event took place on Saturday, September 17. It is held in more than 600 communities nationwide, Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds. This year our team raised more than $7,000 for Alzheimer's care, support and research!