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Speaker: Vanessa Souza “Long Term Care Options”

This presentation will discuss the differences between in-home care, residential care, and the spectrum in between. Learn strategies for making informed decisions about long-term care for your loved one, how to pay for them, and how to know when it's time to take the next step.

Vanessa Souza is the Early Stage Program Coordinator at the Alzheimer's Association of Northern California and Northern Nevada. She previously worked as an assisted living administrator, memory care director, and as a social worker in adult day healthcare. Today, she works with people diagnosed with early stage Alzheimer's to help them and their families connect with peers, learn about their disease, and participate in community programs. Vanessa holds a Bachelor of Social Work from Seattle University and a Master of Science in Social Administration from Case Western Reserve University.

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