The following post was submitted by Phyllis Ayman, an eldercare advisor, author, family care strategist and mediator, advocate, speech/language pathologist, speaker and trainer for the public and private sector, and holds various certifications for dementia training. She’s worked with thousands of residents, families, and health care workers in almost 50 nursing homes during a career that spans 45+ years. Ayman brings informative conversations to the senior years of our lives as host and creator of the SeniorsSTRAIGHTTalk podcast, including with AARP Connecticut State Director Nora Duncan.
The following story was submitted by Donna Sciacca, community outreach and education manager for the American Liver Foundation’s Connecticut Division. She educates over 4,000 Connecticut residents each year about risk factors, prevention strategies and treatment options for liver disease. Sciacca has worked in the nonprofit health sector for over 20 years.
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