A New Resource Available for Local Adults Experiencing Memory Loss


A new resource is available for local adults experiencing memory loss.

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Guåhan Memories: Images and Conversation starters for Adults with Memory Loss is a resource offered in partnership between the University of Guam Press and UOG’s School of Health. The new resource features images and conversation starter prompts that reflect the experiences of people from Guåhan and seeks to facilitate meaningful discussions about their lives.

Funded by the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program award from the Health and Resources Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the first to receive the resource included staff from the Mayors’ Council of Guam Adult Day Care Program.

Additional resource distribution was during a training session for certified caregivers to use and share on September 24th.

Providers interested in incorporating Guåhan Memories: Images and Conversation Starters for Adults with Memory Loss in their services may contact UOG School of Health GWEP at (671) 735-0109 or uog.gwep@triton.uog.edu.

Destiny Cruz, PNC News First.

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Starting as the weather personality for the Pacific News Center in 2019, then as a reporter, Destiny Cruz is now PNC’s lead anchor, producer, writer, and TV host for two of Sorensen Media Group’s shows. Over three years at PNC, Destiny has covered issues impacting our island in areas including legislation and health, to name a few, in addition to highlighting the meaningful stories of Guam’s community in features and lifestyle. Corresponding with her professional growth, Destiny has acquired personal achievements that have contributed to her development as a dynamic woman: she is a proud graduate of the Guam Community College, earning her degree in liberal studies, a former Miss Guam (Miss World Guam 2017), and singer/songwriter.