Before It Is Too Late: How Financial Advisors Can Best Serve Their Clients with Dementia

As the number of individuals with dementia continues to grow, so too will the number of clients served by financial advisors. Advisors must be better positioned to identify those with memory loss early on and how to assist clients ensure a better financial future in the face of such a disease. Advisors should be encouragedContinue reading “Before It Is Too Late: How Financial Advisors Can Best Serve Their Clients with Dementia”

Caring for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: Why Employee Failures are Your Own

With the recent headlines focused on the neglect and tragedies that can occur for people with dementia in assisted living and long-term care environments, I am reminded of an Ask the Staffing Experts column I wrote a few years ago. When an employee fails to provide the care necessary and expected, it is often becauseContinue reading “Caring for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: Why Employee Failures are Your Own”

Culture Change: Leaders Must be Visible

Since we have been discussing person-centered care and culture change here on our blog, I thought I would share a past column I authored as the Staffing Expert for Long-Term Care Living Magazine. I will state again and again: leadership is the key to any culture change. Leaders at all levels of an organization needContinue reading “Culture Change: Leaders Must be Visible”

Caregiving for Family Members with Alzheimer’s Disease Affects the Workplace

Caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s disease affects employees in all organizations – husbands, wives, daughters and sons, and their families. While speaking with a business owner recently, he shared a story that I am hearing more often in recent years. He was frustrated because he was unable to reach two separate, high earnersContinue reading “Caregiving for Family Members with Alzheimer’s Disease Affects the Workplace”

Is Alzheimer’s Affecting Your Workplace?

Andrea Kay writes a wonderful column for USA Today, and recently addressed how Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are affecting the workplace in, “At Work: Dementia affects companies.” Few employers understand the impact that Alzheimer’s disease and dementia has on the workplace, as employees struggle with a parent, spouse or friend who is showing signs ofContinue reading “Is Alzheimer’s Affecting Your Workplace?”