Frances Eileen McInerney, MS, CCC-SLP, CDP
Last updated: May 2023
As a primary caregiver of her father, John, who was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s in 2017, Frances works in tandem with her mother to navigate the ups and downs of this disease. During her experience living with and caring for her dad, Frances has been able to use her expertise as a speech-language pathologist to facilitate verbal and non-verbal communication, promote interpersonal relationships, and support his independence with daily living skills. Frances’ passion for advocating for individuals with neurological impairments, such as Alzheimer’s disease, paired with extensive experience with speech and language intervention, will provide a unique perspective to this publication.
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