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Dr. Lisa Ashe is a Board Certified Internal Medicine physician and founder of Be Well Medical Group (Be Well). Be Well provides concierge medical services to patients in the Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia metropolitan areas. Dr. Ashe launched Be Well based on years of experience as a traveling physician and her observations in multiple clinical environments.

She noticed that in the current healthcare climate, many of the critical needs of patients are not being addressed due to limitations imposed by physicians or insurance providers. With a primary focus on patient care and satisfaction, Be Well is a high touch membership practice that truly addresses the concerns of every patient by offering the convenience of same day and next day appointments at the patient’s desired location or her practice in Alexandria, VA.

Dr. Ashe completed her medical degree at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Thereafter, she completed her internship at Georgetown University and her residency at George Washington University and Providence Hospital in Washington, D.C. She is a member of American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, and American College of Physicians. She is also a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and is currently enrolled in the Masters of Divinity program at the Virginia Union University Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology.

What Caregivers Need to Know about Alzheimer’s

What are some basic things caregivers can do to keep someone with Alzheimer’s healthy?

  • Nutrition/exercise
  • Establish a routine
  • Activities

How do you keep them safe?

  • Remove things that could endanger them

With Alzheimer’s, is the memory completely deteriorated or are there ways for caregivers to help their loved one’s remember friends/family or important information?

  • Memory boost/reminders

Taking care of someone with Alzheimer’s can be very demanding. Do you have any advice for caregivers about maintaining their own health?

  • Know your physical and emotional limitations

You can find Dr. Lisa Ashe on Twitter: @bewellmed, @drlisaashe

On Facebook: Be Well Medical Group

On Instagram: @bewellmed

Click over to see Dr. Ashe’s answers to your questions about Alzheimers’disease.

 

Get Well Wednesday: Dr. Lisa Ashe Answers Your Questions About Alzheimer’s  was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

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