Live chat with expert: Molly Carpenter

Molly will share best practices to help minimize symptoms associated with dementia, such as repetition, agitation, delusions or social withdrawal. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from other caregivers’ situations or send in a question and receive tips for your unique situation.

About the expert

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Molly Carpenter
Molly Carpenter is a Gerontologist and Director of Business and Academic Research for Home Instead Senior Care. Author of “Confidence to Care,” Molly brings years of personal and professional senior care experience and training to families navigating aging and chronic conditions like Alzheimer’s. In her role, Molly works with a team responsible for connecting with business and academic partners to facilitate research focused on the elevation of the caregiving profession, ensuring increased support for family caregivers, and advancing the senior care industry. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in family science with a gerontology specialization from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a master’s degree in education with a gerontology specialization from the University of Nebraska-Omaha and second master’s degree in social gerontology also from UNO. Her personal experiences helping to care for her grandmothers have further inspired her career.

2 thoughts on “Practical Dementia Care Techniques

  • Betty Campbell

    I am so very happy to find some info on Alzheimers.It will certainly be enlightning to me. The worst I find is “Being Labeled” therefore only my family knows. We do attend meetings in Charlottetown,P.E.I. under the management of Corrine Eldershaw, who is very caring& an excellent listner.

  • Gladys Greenslade

    Hi my Husband has Dementia he is in a home he doesn’t know me or my children when we go to see him he can’t call anything by name he has been in the nurseing home two years he has had cancer he is all crippled up with rhumatide arthritis he gets angery with the nurses throws his tray with his meals on them across the floor he do get very angery

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