EPCSED Meeting: Financial Exploitation and Dementia: How to Spot It and What to Do

Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Time: 7:30am - 9:00am
Location: Maggiano's, 7401 South Clinton St., Englewood, CO 80112
Speaker: Kay Adams, Compassion Works, LLC



"Financial Exploitation and Dementia: How to Spot It and What to Do"

Please join us for this engaging presentation to learn about:

  • The difference between normal aging and dementia
  • How dementia affects our brain, abilities, and influences our behavior
  • How having dementia can put people at risk of financial exploitation
  • The red flags to watch out for, and tips to help prevent financial abuse


Presented By:

Kay Adams is passionate about empowering people living with dementia and their care partners. Kay has over 30 years of experience counseling and coaching individuals and families around a broad array of complex emotional and health-related challenges. She has worked extensively in the field of geriatrics, hospice, palliative care, and mental health, and has served in a variety of capacities supporting people living with dementia and their care partners since 2001.

As a result of this intimate work, Kay founded Compassion Works, LLC to address the huge gaps that exist related to educating and supporting caregivers around dementia so that they can take good care of their loved ones, as well as themselves. Kay devotes her time and energy to engaging care partners and organizations impacted by dementia, because she wholeheartedly believes that caregivers are the unsung heroes of our time. 

Kay holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Nebraska, and obtained her Master’s degree in Social Work from Augsburg University. Kay is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and is a certified dementia consultant and trainer. Kay was featured as “one of Denver’s finest dementia experts” in the Colorado Caregivers Guide to Dementia Resources which was published in the Colorado Health and Wellness Magazine. 

Kay is the author of, “Bedside Witness: Stories of Hope, Healing and Humanity.” She was also a contributing writer in the book, I Choose Me: The Art of Being a Phenomenally Successful Woman at Home and at Work by Cynthia James. Kay’s dementia-related articles have been featured numerous times in Teepa Snows Online Dementia Journal. 


A special thank you to our generous 2023 sponsors:  




Meeting Schedule:

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.: Networking 
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.: Speaker presentation 

Meeting Registration:

Guests are welcome to attend one meeting at no charge, and may attend subsequent meetings for $25 per meeting.

Be sure to RSVP so that we have an accurate count and sufficient seating at the restaurant. Email stephanie@nonprofitadmin.com or hit "reply." 

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