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Developing a Dementia Intervention Plan

Dementia is term used to describe a decline in your brain health.

This can include the loss of your ability to think, remember, and/or learn. Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia and accounts for 60-80 percent of all cases.

How can you plan a dementia intervention plan if you think someone you love is suffering? What are some of the warning signs you should be watching for?

Stephanie Erickson, a clinical social worker, joins Dr. Mike to discuss dementia, as well the time, planning, and care that must be put in when becoming a dementia patient's advocate.
Developing a Dementia Intervention Plan
Featured Speaker:
Stephanie Erickson Stephanie Erickson is a clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience as a geriatric social worker. Her primary area of practice focuses on Dementia and decision-making capacity.

She works with seniors living autonomously, in care facilities, in acute care at the hospital, and who are living with family. Stephanie also provides training and consultation to families, the Alzheimer's Society, community groups, financial and legal institutions and at professional conferences. She hosts her own weekly radio program, Caregivers' Circle on

She founded Erickson Resource Group which offers holistic services to seniors and their families. She has a Master's Degree in Social Work and is licensed in both Quebec and California. She lives with her husband and two children in Montreal, Quebec, and spends her free time on the flying trapeze.