Closer Look: Author Dr. Bettina Love Talks “We Want to Do More Than Survive”; Creating “Dementia-Friendly” Communities

UGA Professor Dr. Bettina Love joins "Closer Look with Rose Scott" in studio to discuss her latest book, " We Want To Do More Than Survive."
UGA Professor Dr. Bettina Love joins "Closer Look with Rose Scott" in studio to discuss her latest book, " We Want To Do More Than Survive."
Credit Grace Walker

Tuesday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 0:00: Rose gives a news brief on Governor Brian Kemp signing an amended state budget for fiscal year 2019 today.
  • He’ll be joined by Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan, House Speaker David Ralston, Atlanta Public Schools System Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen, and North Atlanta High School Principal Curtis Douglass at North Atlanta High School. The amended budget includes priorities such as increasing Georgia teacher salaries’ and aid for those affected by Hurricane Michael.
  • 2:09: Drawing on her experience as an elementary school educator and academic, UGA professor and award-winning author Dr. Bettina Love is addressing educational justice in her latest book “We Want to Do More Than Survive”. A conversation with Dr. Love about her vision for a reformed educational system.
  • 37:46: For those with dementia, every-day tasks such as trips to the grocery store or the post office can become a challenge. How can communities become more “dementia-friendly” and accessible? Emory University neurologist Dr. William Hu explains ways we all can help.
Emory neurologist Dr. William Hu shares how communities can become more ‘dementia friendly.’ Photo credit: Grace Walker

Closer Look is produced by Candace Wheeler and Grace Walker.