Debbie Bouknight our Director of Outreach and Recertification wants us to remember that it is important to appreciate ourselves for the work we do. Read her article for IAdvance here
Our Director of Operations! Diane Mockbee's latest article on dementia (How to Interact With Someone Who Has Dementia) was the top story posted on the I Advance Senior Care e-magazine on July 25th and has since been posted on Twitter and Memory Care Leadership e-newsletter. Diane is considered an expert in her field and in Alzheimer’s Care. Diane currently works at Paseo Village Assisted Living, where she oversees programming and training for Memory Care, Dementia behaviors, Non-dementia behaviors and regular assisted living. Read her article here. Diane can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
At a recent Activity Professionals meeting, the education piece was presented by Charlene Coffey Alexis, (a resident in a Long Term Care facility) on Empowering Residents. I was very impressed and ask permission to add it to our website. You can read her script here
Meet Kathleen Mears:
Kathleen Mears has been a nursing home resident in Ohio for 18 years. She is an incomplete quadriplegic and uses a power wheelchair to get around. Her computer is her “window on the world.” Her blog shares her thoughts and view of life as a nursing home resident as well as ideas of how it might be improved in the future.