NCC18 Presenter: Mary Jensen


NCC18 Presenter: Mary Jensen

Join Mary for the following session during our Third Annual National Caregiving Conference:

Bringing Oral Care to Dementia Careon Friday, Nov. 9, at 4 p.m.
Mary will provide information on the importance of oral hygiene care for all dependent individuals. The facts are clear. The mouth is connected to the body! A healthy mouth is needed for a healthy body. Helpful suggestions will be provided for in-home or assisted living community on how to provide the best oral care possible. The oral/systemic link will be discussed.

Mary Jensen RDH, MS has over 35 years experience as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Currently, she is the Lead Oral Care Specialist for the Hylife Oral Health Alliance--a network of dental hygienists that provide weekly oral hygiene care to residents in memory care/ assisted living communities. She is passionate about caring for the oral health of seniors. Her Aunt is 95 years young and has resided in memory care for over seven years. She has her teeth! Through dedication and proper oral hygiene care, this can be achieved for all seniors. The links between oral health and systemic health are clear. Oral hygiene care is infection control! Mary focuses on her clients in memory care communities as well as presenting educational oral health seminars to staff and families. She wants everyone to be aware of the importance of oral health.

Mary is the lead dental hygienist for Alliance for Smiles and participates yearly in international medical mission trips that focus on cleft lip/palate surgery. She is married to her college sweetheart and their daughter is a Registered Dietician. Mary loves running 5K races and yoga and reading. She and her husband recently started ballroom dancing lessons--a great way to keep the brain and body active!!

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We are so grateful to the following sponsors for making our conference possible:

~ AARP ~

~ Seniors BlueBook ~ Seniorlink ~ Henry Ford Health System CARE Program ~

~ Society of Certified Senior Advisors ~ Mindlight ~