Answers by Experts is a new series by Koelsh Communities in which care partners have their questions addressed by leaders in the field. Our own Allyson Schrier hosted their May 26 discussion with the esteemed Teepa Snow.
Hear Allyson interviewed about her journey into the care field on the Seattle radio program Answers for Elders, hosted by Suzanne Perkins Newman.
We are very proud to see Allyson and Zinnia TV mentioned in the State of Alaska's guide "A Call for Action: Alaska's 10-Year Map to Address Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia". As one of the fastest aging states in the nation, Alaska has created this plan as an urgent call to action that describes the current systems of support. Zinnia TV is featured through Health TIE, an Alaska-based nonprofit focused on connecting service providers and organizations with emerging health technology start-ups and facilitating pilot projects.
Allyson Schrier is the winner of the 2020 Visionary Caregiver Award!
Congratulations to Zinnia TV’s CEO for this incredible honor from caregiving.com. The award “recognizes an individual that has developed and implemented an innovative way to support family caregivers or former family caregivers.” Allyson has won for creating Zinnia TV.
“This was a perfect example of what the Visionary Caregiver Award is intended to highlight, someone driven by passion to create or improve the caregiving experience for others. Congratulations, Allyson, we truly appreciate everything you’ve done. We’re excited to see Zinnia TV grow and develop…” - Mike Eidsaune
Established in 1996, caregiving.com is a free resource for care information, companionship, and comfort that allows unconditional access to the support, information, and tools needed to address everyday caregiving challenges.
Congratulations to our CEO, Allyson Schrier, for winning a 2020 Maude's Award for Innovation in Alzheimer’s Care.
Allyson gave a superb presentation for the King County Library System called How to Be a Friend to Someone with Dementia. It covers many topics such as clarifying what dementia is, and is not, what to say to someone who receives a diagnosis, how to communicate with someone who can no longer carry on a conversation, and much more.