DementiaRAW

Patient Leader

Hi! We are Cathy & Tami, AKA the Dementia RAW girls. We are shining a light on unique ways to communicate with persons affected by dementia. Our approach is unscripted, unapologetic and above all unconventional. Using Rules of Improvisational Comedy and marrying it with empathy we have worked to help caregivers to learn a new, intuitive and fun way to connect with the person living with dementia. Our promise to all caregivers is perspective as this is the foundation from where we can build new and effective communication. Our #DementiaChallenges make caregivers experience their world through the eyes of the person living with dementia and how the world reacts to them.

Location

Griffith, IN

Nominations

Best Kept Secret

Tami Neumann, CDCS, CDP and Cathy Braxton, CDCS, BDDP , through Dementia Raw, has changed the care culture in Dementia Specific Care, by literally bringing to life what it looks and feels like to live in the moment of an individuals living with Alzheimer's Disease. Through their innovative approach of improv, one can see, hear, and feel....  — Michelle

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