Lori La Bey talks with Jean Smiley who worked as a Certified Nurse’s Aide on and off throughout the years. In 2010, her Mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and her husband started showing signs of dementia. Since 2012, Jean set out to raise awareness, make a difference helping others understand dementia and what they may face on their journey She'll share her experience as a CNA, her personal journey with dementia, along with tips on struggles and what life is like after caregiving.
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