Meet Jessie

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Certifications
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

  • Licensed to work as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the state of Indiana 

  • Certified Dementia Practitioner from the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP)

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Indiana Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ISHA)

  • ASHA SIG 15: Gerontology

  • Board member of the Indiana Parkinson Foundation

  • Co-leader of the Central Indiana Daughterhood Circle

  • Co-creator of Graceful Seasons

   Education: 

  • Master of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Saint Louis University - 2013

  • Bachelor of Sciences in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences from Purdue University - 2010

Jessie Hillock, M.A. CCC-SLP, CDP

Jessie Hillock is the owner and founder of The Memory Compass. Currently the only private practice in Indiana specializing in providing therapy services for individuals living with memory loss and cognitive decline as well as comprehensive individualized Memory Loss Navigation Services for their families and care partners.

 

Jessie has spent the past 9 years working as a licensed speech-language pathologist with area of speciality in providing therapy services for individuals living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Lewy Body Dementia, Vascular Dementia, Frontotemporal Dementia, Primary Progressive Aphasia, Parkinson's Disease and normal aging. Prior to starting her private practice, Jessie spent 6 years of her career working in skilled nursing facilities (SNF), Independent Living Facilities (ILF), Assisted Living Facilities (ALF), Memory Care, and Long Term Care (LTC). She has worked in the role of Dementia Care Specialist after adapting and implementing a facility-wide dementia staging program within a local skilled nursing facility. Through this position, she provided ongoing education and training to facility staff, extensive education to patients and their families, as well as held supervisory roles for other professionals and students. Jessie founded The Memory Compass in 2019 in order to help families navigate memory loss and cognitive decline whether just beginning to show signs, recently diagnosed, or further progressed in their journey.

An active member within the senior care space of her community, she also co-leads the Central Indiana Daughterhood Circle monthly support group, serves as a board member for the Indiana Parkinson Foundation, and is a co-creator of Graceful Seasons. Jessie is sought after for local support group presentations, dementia trainings, expert panelist discussions, and mentorship for other healthcare professionals. 

Jessie resides in Zionsville, IN with her husband, 4-year old son, and rescue dog, Grace. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, reading, and feels truly blessed to learn from her clients to take time to enjoy the small simple things in life.  

Memberships and Associations
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