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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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Solvang: a beautiful, safe, HOME

A heart-felt letter from a resident's daughter -- Lauren, I’ve been writing this letter, in my mind, for more than a year.     My mom, Judy, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s/dementia several years ago.  I had no idea what that meant as far as my mom’s future and her...

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Take yourself, or a loved one, on a joy ride

By Lauren Mahakian Contributing writer. Originally published in PV News on 03/9/2022 Joy riding. Who said it was just for the young? When we think of joy riding, the sounds of music, hair in the wind, and the freedom to dream comes to mind; none of which should be...

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Design menus around finger foods

By Lauren Mahakian Contributing writer. Originally published in Santa Ynez Velley News on 02/13/2022 Our Solvang home is now a true home. We have welcomed some beautiful residents, the sun is shining in our outdoor spaces, and there is always something cooking — an...

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