Alzheimer’s affects approximately 5.1 million Americans over 65. According to the Alzheimer’s Society of America, Alzheimer’s is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and the only cause of death among the top 10 in the United States that cannot be prevented, cured, or even slowed. Alzheimer’s, more than any other mental condition, is set to reshape not only the affected person’s life, but also influences the lives of caretakers and the family.
In this get-to-know-you series, we’re asking each of our fantastic team members to tell us a little about themselves, and why they love serving you—our clients. Plus, we know it always helps to put a face (and a personality) with a name! They’re stellar people. We know you’ll agree! Hi! I’m Client Intake and Experience Coordinator Maggie Baucom. I was born in Amarillo and raised in a town called Memphis, TX. I attended the University
Leigh’s Two New Books Show Those Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and Their Caregivers How to Cope
In 2019, millions of people will receive the shattering news of an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis. These new books, from a local elder law attorney, share critical information and guidance for people recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. In her two just-released books You’re Not Alone: Living with Alzheimer’s Disease and You’re Not Alone: Living as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver, author and local attorney Leigh Hilton taps into her years of experience of helping people
We’d like to introduce you to Jennifer Rojas, one of our new legal assistants! She was born and raised in Dallas, and has a professional background in real estate and architectural engineering. She joined Leigh’s team in October 2018, and says her favorite thing about working here is her co-workers, who are always willing to lend a helping hand: “If I have a huge workload, I know I have the support of my colleagues, so
Jeff had lived his whole life as a successful business man always vigilant about the smallest of details. He had two offices, in New York and New Jersey and kept traveling back and forth for his dealings. He also had a loving family – an adorable wife and two children who were in high school – when the family started noticing small missteps, says Jeff’s wife Rebecca. The family ignored the signs at first, blaming