Health & Wellness Magazine, launched in 2004, has one of the highest circulations of any free publication in Kentucky. Found in over 2,500 locations with a readership exceeding 75,000 a month, Health & Wellness was created to raise awareness of health-related issues. Professionals from the central Kentucky healthcare industry are featured in monthly articles
Tracy Byrne is the Community Relations Director at Bridgepointe at Ashgrove Woods. Tracy earned her Master’s in Social Work from University of Louisville with a specialization in Gerontology. Since, she has gained certification as a dementia trainer in the Best Friends™ Approach and served within local and state organizations within her field.
There is nothing funny about a diagnosis of dementia. That being said, there are many ways to make the life of someone with the diagnosis more enjoyable. The Best Friends™ approach to dementia care claims humor can be the best medicine: no prescription needed!