Front line: Aging in place and support for caregivers
Alaska has the fastest growing elderly population per capita, with people age 60 and older accounting for 19.5% of the state. It is estimated that there are nearly 8,500 older people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia. Our lucky seniors are supported by caregivers who often suffer from a lack of resources and support. Occupational therapists can provide much-needed services to enable our seniors to age with dignity in their homes and provide support for caregivers.
HOST: Dr Jillian Woodruff
- Breanna James, Occupational Therapist, Authentic Living, LLC
- Emily Byl, Occupational Therapist and Owner, Well Haven Occupational Therapy
Call 550-8433 (Anchorage) or 1-888-353-5752 (statewide) during the live stream (10 a.m. to 11 a.m.).
Send an email to [email protected] before, during or after the live broadcast (e-mails can be read on air).
LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 10 a.m. AKDT
REHEARSAL BROADCAST: Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 8 p.m. AKDT
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