What We Are
Persons living with dementia (PWLD) are human beings with feelings and emotions. They had a life before their brain was attacked. They had family responsibilities and a career. This is when their bulb shined the brightest. As these people have aged, their bulb has started to flicker.
But it’s still burning and their lives aren’t over. Quality life moments can still be experienced. That’s the mission of Dr. Tiney Ray to help people living with dementia (and the people around them) have important “Lyght Bulb Moments.”
Dr. Tiney has worked with the senior population for over 28 years, serving in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities, and caring for hundreds of PLWD. She saw that treatment with medications would not necessarily change “behaviors.” Through careful study with medical teams, staff, and caregivers, she determined that if there was nothing medically wrong, adding medications was not the solution. There was another approach—one that would create more “Lyght Bulb Moments.”
What We Do
The care partner’s fears, frustrations, and stress.
Changes in communication, memory loss and behavior using best care techniques.
Their home safe and supportive.
The changes in brain function.
The financial and legal issues.
Meet Dr. Tiney
“We work with patients who have been diagnosed with dementia, their families, and medical and care professionals.
We treat as people, not patients, first.”
I’m a certified dementia care consultant and trainer who partners with families/caregivers, to help develop strategies to address dementia-related challenges including bathing/medical appointments/medication refusals and other behavioral challenges.
I also train staff professionals on how to work with people living with dementia labeled as behavioral disturbance.
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