shares about the struggle of caregiving. Robert’s journey with his mother’s descent into Alzheimer’s and his family’s attempts to be caregivers makes this a very personal conversation. Kay is shining a light in a place where many need help and support.
A little bit about Kay...
Kay Adams, LCSW is a coach, educator, writer, and speaker. She is the founder of Compassion Works, LLC—a company dedicated to providing individualized dementia coaching, workshops, and educational offerings to families, professional care partners, and organizations. Kay is passionate about supporting people living with dementia, as well as the families, caregivers, and communities entrusted with their care. Kay’s extensive background as a medical social worker in geriatrics, hospice, palliative care and mental health has given her a unique perspective as a “bedside witness” to the plethora of needs that families contend with when caring for a friend or loved one who is facing a life-threatening illness or dementia. Kay’s mission is to empower care partners to navigate the wilderness of dementia by providing individualized coaching, education, coping strategies, and programs designed to improve communication, relationship dynamics, and caregiver support and confidence. Known for bringing authenticity, humor, integrity, and a unique story-telling ability to her work, Kay connects deeply with those she serves, and understands that it is a privilege to do so. Kay and her family reside in Denver, Colorado.