Dementia and the Benefits of Speech Therapy: Chewing, Swallowing, and Other Eating Concerns

Date and Time: 
02/20/2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

 

Chewing, swallowing, and other eating concerns are prevalent in people living with memory impairment.  How can we help those impacted to continue to eat safely?

Join us as Judith Wasserman, MS CCC-SLP, discusses chewing, swallowing, and other eating concerns in people living with memory impairment, and how loved ones can help to reduce issues.

Judith Wasserman is a certified and licensed Speech and Language Pathologist with over 10 years of clinical experience in the care of persons suffering with swallowing disorders.  Judith is currently working at Charles Morris Nursing and Rehabilitation Center as well as in the JAA Outpatient Rehabilitation.  She has worked in a variety of settings with varied ages.  She is a graduate of Duquesne University with a Masters of Science in Speech and Language Pathology.  She was awarded an academic appointment of externship clinical instructor from Duquesne University and has mentored and educated many student clinicians and fellows.