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Jennifer A. Brush, M.A., CCC/SLP has been working for over 20 years to change the face of dementia care in long term care. She is an internationally published speech-language pathologist known for her work in the areas of memory, swallowing, and environmental interventions for people with dementia. She has served as the Principal Investigator on applied research grants that have examined issues pertaining to HIV/AIDS dementia, hearing impairment, dining, dysphagia, and the long-term care environment.  Jennifer is the primary author of three books: I Care: A Handbook for Care Partners of People with Dementia; Environment and Communication Assessment Toolkit™; and A Therapy Technique for Improving Memory: Spaced Retrieval. Jennifer is also the author of Meal Time Matters, a training program that build nursing assistants' and home caregivers' skills related to dining, swallowing disorders, and safe feeding assistance.