Local Author Event: Mary Ann Drummond and Beatrice Tauber Prior

Grandma and Me: A Kids Guide for Alzheimers & Dementia

Grandma and Me: A Kids Guide for Alzheimer’s and Dementia provides the necessary tools for young children to understand what is happening to their loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease and or a related dementia. Authors Beatrice and Mary Ann have utilized their many years of dementia care experience to create a unique picture book that provides a gentle, yet age appropriate way to define dementia, addresses a young child’s feelings and provides the child with tools to help them feel successful in their interactions with family members. While designed for children ages 5-10, the beautifully illustrated pages of this endearing, informative story captures a wide age of imagination. Grandma and Me will benefit the entire family by giving parents and grandparents the opportunity to talk to their young child about a difficult topic while keeping the child’s attention and interest.



Mary Ann Drummond, RN, is the author of Meet Me Where I Am – An Alzheimer’s Care Guide and I Choose to Remember. As the CEO of Angel Tree Consulting, Drummond has a passion for presenting innovative and successful strategies in both caregiver and provider settings to assist individuals with dementia “live their best” each day. With over thirty years of nursing experience and sixteen years as a VP in the assisted living industry developing programs for dementia care, she credits much of her expert knowledge to the greatest teachers of all, those who live daily with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Meet Me Where I Am has entered a third print and has won three IPPY awards including: 2015 Silver Medalist Living Now Book Award for Caregiving, 2016 1st Place Gold Medalist Beverly Hills Book Award for Caregiving, and 2015 CIPA EVVYY 1st Place Book Award for Health and Diet. Ms. Drummond enjoys working with organizations across the country to increase successful outcomes in dementia care.



Beatrice Tauber Prior, Psy.D. is a Clinical Psychologist, author, wife and mother of two young children. Dr. Prior is the owner of Harborside Wellbeing, a private practice in Cornelius, NC, specializing in child development and neuropsychology. She has had the privilege of working with many individuals and families over the span of her 25-year career. Inspired by her own children’s boundless energy and ability to easily connect with others, she partnered with Mary Ann, another inspired author, and Julia, a brilliant illustrator, to create a book that will capture the interest of all family members on the journey with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia.




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Event date: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
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