Cheryl Alo

I am pursuing a Master's degree in occupational therapy at Utica College in Utica, New York. Upon graduation, my career goal is to serve the geriatric population with utmost compassion and improve quality of life standards within skilled nursing facilities. As a former primary caregiver for both maternal grandparents diagnosed with dementia, I have a deep passion for helping families and individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

Are you caregiving for a loved one with dementia? Does your loved one share a residence with you? If you answered yes to both of these questions, you most likely worry about your loved one’s safety, especially when he or she is alone at home. Read more