In addition to individual services, Our Mother’s Voice offers opportunities for groups from widely varied interests to participate in workshops, seminars, and presentations both in person and online, covering many of the topics discussed or linked on our web site. We have provided written testimony and statements to Congressional committees and have served on numerous national organizations, committees, and work groups to advocate for policy changes to improve the quality of long-term care in all settings. All services are free of charge.
The history and goals of the organization on the radio!
How Quality of Life changes when caregivers begin to understand the communicative intent of behavior in people with dementia, in the video presentation “Behavior IS Communication! – My Mother’s Story”
Testimony to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s Committee on the Quality of Care in Nursing Homes, which is tasked with examining “how our nation delivers, regulates, finances and measures quality of nursing home care, including the long-standing challenges brought to light by the COVID-19 pandemic.” Remarks begin at 3:26 in the video and participation in the Q&A at 1:09:50.
Panelist on federal technical expert panel for the General Accounting Office (GAO) to develop a report on Improving Infection Prevention and Control in Nursing Homes
Written testimony and statements for the record to Congressional Committees advocating for improved quality of care in long-term care facilities:
Feature article focused on ministering to older adults published in the January, 2023 issue of Presbyterian Outlook (Note: Website offers three free reads of any content per 30-day period before being asked to purchase an issue or subscribe.)
Guest on “Navigating in Reverse”, a podcast hosted by the founder and editor of Reverse magazine, a publication specifically for those caring for their elder loved ones.
Regular content contributor to Reverse magazine, a publication geared to caregivers: