Legacy at Georgetown partners with photographer as part of Doggies for Dementia program

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Doggies for Dementia is a program that raises awareness for Alzheimer’s Disease and gifts special photo sessions to those impacted by Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias. The program founder, Carmen Davailus recognized the power of images to change the world after witnessing the isolation, loneliness, and stigma of dementia.

Photographer Carmen Davailus Buck combines pet therapy and portrait therapy to bring peace to people who have dementia and their families.

She relies on corporate sponsorships to offset the costs involved. So far, she has worked with skincare company Rodan and Fields and The Legacy at Georgetown Senior Living Center.

Read more about the program below:
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