Angela G. Gentile, M.S.W., R.S.W. is a geriatric clinician and specialist in aging who has more than 25 years of experience working with older adults and their families. She has worked in
private practice, long-term care, home care, mental health and nonprofits. She has written two books - Caring for a Husband with Dementia: The Ultimate Survival Guide and A Book about Burnout: One Social Worker's Tale of Survival. She also has a mobile app for iOS called Dementia Caregiver Solutions. Angela enjoys writing, traveling, photography and exploring what it means to age well. She is a realistic optimist who lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba with her husband, two adult children and lovable dog named Rocky.
Over the years, many older adults have let me into their homes because they have been referred to one of the health programs I work for. Part of my job as a geriatric clinician requires me to assess the persons
Although I don’t particularly like the term “senior moment,” most older people know what that means. When someone who is at middle age or beyond has difficulty remembering something such as, “Where did I put my reading glasses?” or “I can’t