For the latest speaking engagements, please refer to the Events Calendar.

Book LAUREN to Speak

LAUREN is available for speaking engagements to employers and groups with interest among their population in the topic of dementia and caring for aging loved ones. Please use the Contact Form and provide detailed information in “Message” regarding anything you feel LAUREN should know before replying to your inquiry.

Topics LAUREN can speak on are related to, “The Many Dimensions of Dementia.” Topics include:

The Many Dimensions of Dementia:

    • Acknowledging the Elephant in the Room
    • My Aging Parent: What’s Normal, What’s Not
    • Step Into My Reality
    • Communicating With Your Loved One with Dementia
    • When Dementia is Part of Life
    • Wire Your Brain for Happiness
    • The What and Why of Care Management
    • The Amazing Brain
    • Dashing Through Dementia (a winter holiday presentation)

Talk to LAUREN about your next event by calling (310) 383-1877 or emailing at lauren@familyconnectcare.com

Dementia Care Education

Is it Good to Work with a Placement Agency?

We often get asked “Is it better to work with a placement agency that has contracts with all local homes and communities, because they’re completely unbiased?” Traditional placement agencies do not have contracts with all local homes and communities. Facilities,...

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Care Management Before and After Placements

Family Connect Care provides transitional care management throughout and after placement In all placements, our goal is to get it right the first time. Moving is a stressful experience, even more so for the elderly and memory-impaired, so we do our best to achieve the...

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Transitional Care Placements at No Cost

Family Connect Care provides transitional care management before placement, at no additional cost to the family. Placement is only rarely a simple process. Every facility is different, as is each person needing care, so it’s critically important to match the two...

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Related News / Posts

Drinking Water is Good for Dementia

By Lauren Mahakian Contributing writer. Originally published in Palos Verdes Peninsula News on 10/21/2021 Many dementia patients do not consume enough fluids, leading to dehydration and other complications. And, because the symptoms of dehydration are similar to those...

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Hoarding and its Link to Dementia

By Lauren Mahakian Contributing writer. Originally published in Palos Verdes Peninsula News on 9/16/2021 Hoarding disorder is a persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions because of a perceived need to save them. A person with hoarding disorder...

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What to read or recommend to dementia patients

By Lauren Mahakian Contributing writer. Originally published in Palos Verdes Peninsula News on 8/12/2021 For so many people, reading is a way to keep the brain agile, but it is also an exciting, entertaining way to engage with the world around us. Not only are books...

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