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Awkward Story: A Dementia Podcast

Apr 22, 2019

This is the final segment of a three-part interview with Christine Chester, LCSW, who discusses her work in hospital emergency rooms. 


Apr 13, 2019

This is the second part of a three-part interview with Christine Chester, LCSW, who discusses her work in hospital emergency rooms.  For individuals living with dementia, the emergency room visit can be both common and traumatic. Christine discusses the difficulties of coming home from the hospital, focusing on...


Apr 11, 2019

Have you or your family members ever found yourselves in the emergency room due to consequences of dementia symptoms?  In this week's episode, Thomas and Maggie interview Christine Chester, LCSW, regarding her work in hospital emergency rooms. The emergency room visit, which Thomas calls "the crisis moment," is common...


Apr 6, 2019

In this week's episode, Thomas and Maggie discuss the value of psychotherapy for individuals living with dementia. Dr. Alan Hess has been working for over 20 years as a psychologist, specializing in psychotherapy with elderly adults. He works with individuals diagnosed with dementia, and was willing to answer some of...


Mar 29, 2019

In the very first episode, Maggie and Thomas discuss Awkward Story and their reasons for starting the podcast. Thomas briefly discusses his history in hospice care and Maggie reviews her own work history in the health care field. Both discuss their current observations regarding dementia care. In the coming weeks,...