About the author

Luciana Mitzkun

<p>Luciana Mitzkun is a health educator specialized in dementia care, with over 25 years of experience in working with caregivers for dementia patients and people living with dementia.&nbsp;In her work with the Alzheimer&#39;s Association Luciana has helped thousands of families to manage dementia issues and formulate successful care plans. Luciana is also a mediator, which allows her to assist&nbsp;with conflict resolution, as families struggle to come to terms with changes related to dementia. Luciana is the Director of Family Services at the Friendship Daycare Center, in Santa Barbara, California, where she lives.</p>