Our Host, Lori La Bey will be talking with Diana Cose is the care partner, for her husband Lorenzo was diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer's. Diana and Lorenzo have children; and needless to say; she has seen the impact this disease has had on their own family. She left Perspectives, a Chicago Charter School, to launch a new venture, Lorenzo's House. Joining them will be Tessa McEwen is a licensed social worker for The Memory Center and the Outpatient Neurology Clinics at UChicago Medicine. Their mission is to help those with cognitive impairment and memory loss to feel seen and heard by teaching others how to listen first with compassionate care. Tessa is on the co-founding team and medical sector co-lead for Dementia Friendly Hyde Park and serves on several boards and professional associations in the field for healthy aging, dementia care, and social work leadership in health care.
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