Live chat with expert: Jennifer FitzPatrick

Join expert Jennifer FitzPatrick and your host Lakelyn Hogan as we talk about how to make the most out of visits and interactions with someone experiencing communication challenges due to cognitive decline. Some topics this chat may cover include:
  • How to respond to repetition
  • Connecting through activity rather than conversation
  • Tapping into long-term memory
  • Benefits of social engagement

About the expert

Jennifer FitzPatrick
Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP is the founder of Jenerations Health Education, Inc., a full service healthcare education organization. With over 20+ years of experience in healthcare, Jennifer is also a gerontology instructor at Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program. Her mission is to help healthcare organizations and professionals grow while empowering patients and their caregivers. Jennifer appears frequently in the media and has been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, Univision, Sirius XM and inFast Company, Reader’s Digest, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, The Huffington Post and many more. A member of the National Speakers Association, she is one of less than 800 Certified Speaking Professionals (CSP) worldwide. Her first book, Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing The Stress of Caring For Your Loved One, helps family caregivers and is also a resource for healthcare professionals who want to set better boundaries with patients.

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