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April 21, 2021 51 min

When facing Dementia, it's hard to know what to do.

If you have been touched by dementia, or are caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, our personal journey with our parents may give you some guidance.

This episode features Christina Drumm-Boyd, Owner and President of Care Connect of Hampton Roads, and Amy LaGrant, Gerontologist, Co-Founder BrandMETTLE, Ambassador Aging2.0, Walk2ENDALZ Committee Chair.

These two leaders are passionate and dedicated to advising caregivers and families going through dementia.

We cover topics like seeking services that can walk you through the difficult journey, dealing with grief, communication strategies as memory fails, legal issues that may arise such as guardianship and end-of-life decisions.

Bios:

Christina Drumm-Boyd
https://www.linkedin.com/in/christinadrummboyd/

Owner and President of Care Connect of Hampton Roads, Inc.

Specialties: Have over 20 years of Healthcare Sales, Marketing, and Geriatric Care Management experience focusing in the Senior housing industry, property census development, and turnaround strategies for focus properties.

Christina is also a licensed insurance agent in life, health and annuity products for the state of Virginia.

She holds designation as a Certified Senior Advisor and is an Accredited Agent with the U.S. Veterans Administration, licensed to represent claims before the Office of General Council.
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Amy LaGrant
https://www.linkedin.com/in/amylagrant/

Gerontologist, Co-Founder BrandMETTLE, Ambassador Aging2.0, Walk2ENDALZ Committee Chair

Amy is a leading gerontology professional with over 15 years of experience marketing to baby boomers, seniors, and family caregivers. Amy has held leadership roles in some of the industry's leading advertising agencies.

Most recently, Amy was SVP, Brand Strategy for Bluespire Senior Living formerly Martino & Binzer.
Prior to Bluespire, Amy led all marketing efforts for Virtual Health, a telehealth and family caregiver integration company. Before that Amy led strategy at multiple mature marketing and consulting agencies such as Continuum Crew, JWT Boom, and Age Wave.

Specialties: Client Management, Strategic Planning, Baby Boomer Marketplace, and high-regulated products

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