NCCDP In the News - 2019.

In the News

The following articles authored by the NCCDP, publications, e-news, radio broadcasts, and announcements are posted online. The NCCDP recognizes all our members' accomplishments and also lists the press releases. If you are aware of an article about the NCCDP or a CDP member, please email us by using the contact us form



Lynn Biot Gordon COO
Golden Years 2019 Youtube

Christy Turner CDP Making memories at Lakeview Senior Living

News Times

“Seeking Answers There is help for Alzheimer’s Disease”
Check out this article by Courtney Martin CDP CADDCT CDCM, page 42


Helen Porter CADDCT CDP Old South High renovation in progress

The Knoxville Focus

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Woollard Ipsen Management

Debbie Selsavage CDP provides training for Inverness Flea market vendors

Fleamarket Zone

Laurie Mantz CADDCT CFRDT CDP Wins 2019 Health & Wellness Business Accelerator Impact Award

Go Local Prov Business


Woollard Ipsen Management
First Of Its Kind Memory Disorder Prison Unit: Federal Inmates Certified As Certified Nursing Assistants, Federal Correctional Staff Certified With Specialized Certification PR Newswire

Knollwood's Health Services Center Receives 2019-2020 ‘High Performing' Rating from U.S. News & World Report
Over 100 of Knollwood Employees are Certified Dementia Practitioners CDPs with the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners

Senior Living News

Carolyn Walsh CDP provides Winter Dementia Series Part 1: 4 p.m. Nov. 13. "Preparing for Winter: Shorter Days & Longer Nights."

Wicked Local Hingham
First Of Its Kind Memory Disorder Prison Unit: Federal Inmates Certified As Certified Nursing Assistants, Federal Correctional Staff Certified With Specialized Certification Cision PR News
10 new certified dementia practitioner jobs Indeed

Lauren Spiglanin CDSGF CDP Podcast "Unlocking the Doors of Dementia with LAUREN"


Joan Wright CADDCT CDP Family caregiving is a team sport

The Patriot Ledger
Joan Wright CDP provides Alzheimer's/dementia caregivers support group meets monthly at COA Milton Times
Hospice Care for Alzheimer's/Dementia Patients The Herald News

Debra Warning CDP with Joliet Area Community Hospice

The Herald News


The Journal Gazette

Allamary Moore CDP talks about "Mental Jumping Jacks" with Dr. Dorio


Dr. Cheryl Brandi, CADDCT, CDP, DNSc, ARNP, NP-C shared day-to-day hardships of being a caregiver for those affected by this untreatable disease

SRQ 20

Richard Boyden CDP and wife Joan Bender CDP provide a Memory Cafe to offer dementia support

The Villages Daily Sun

Ben Santillan CADDCT CFRDT CDP Phoenix Fire Captain Making a difference in Phoenix Geriatric Emergency Department


Cheryl Barnes CADDCT CDP RN provides a session in Understanding Dementia

Laconia Daily Sun

Christine Konecni CDP appointed director of life enrichment

Baltimore Sun

Peggy Chan CDSGF runs Chinese-based Adult Day Care

Levittown Tribune

Jill Gafner Livingston CADDCT CDP providing Caregiving Survival, Especially if Your Loved One has Alzheimer's


Free Dementia Support Group: Memory Coffee, & Compassion

The Beach Reporter
"You. On TV, NOW!", is pleased to announce the addition of a new channel to theirline-up available on Roku and Amazon Fire TV, "Let's Talk Dementia"  
Dementia Training for Life founder Laurie Gunter Mantz, along with Briarcliffe CEO Akshay Talwar and celebration Johnston Sunrise
Vernon Manor's Ingrid Constalie to retire LaCrosse Tribune
Living with Alzheimer's Disease annual caregivers conference is Aug. 10 at Beechwood School Northern Kentucky Tribune
Watermark assumes operations for Dallas assisted living community Senior Housing News
Great Plains QIN Dementia Training Included on National Training Crosswalk Great Plains Quality Innovation Network
North Star Senior Advisors Hosts Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia Care Seminar PR
Wendy Adlerstein – Empathy and Communication at Work Engage the Room
Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia Care Seminar- Earn Your CDP

Guest Services Senior Living Welcomes Shawn Rose as Vice President of Operations

Dementia Friendly Community Series Cranston Herald
Benchmark Associate Wins 2019 Excellence Award from Massachusetts Assisted Living Association Argentum
Wellesley resident named executive director Local Wicked Wellesley
ACL Dementia Grantee Developed Products: Virginia's Collaborative Care Coordination Model and Eddy Alzheimer's Services Training on Dementia Care for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities America Society on Aging
Certified dementia practitioners will deliver programming for all stages of
dementia and customized to each individual's emotional, spiritual, and physical
The Branches
Alz Disease & Dementia Care Training Seminar (CDP)
On Bright Wings End-of-Life Services On Bright Wings
"An Introduction To Brain Health and Alzheimer's" Comes To East Brunswick Tap into East Brunswick
Wendy Scott of the Fleming Memory Center presents a program on the spotted lanternfly WyomissingPublic Library
Rob Guinard to serve as Branches of Marlboro community relations director Wicked Local Marlborough
TimeSlips: A new way to engage those living with dementia Peninsula Daily News
Donna Ramos, a hospice care certified nursing assistant at Pennswood Village
in Middletown, has received the Spirit of Hospice and Palliative Care Award
Bucks Courier News
Keri Collins receives certification The Buffalo News
Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Insight Memory Care Center Fairfax Connection

Leah Jones Certified Dementia Practitioner presents "What is Normal Aging?"

The Journal Times
â'Dementia Friends' presentation this week in Port Hadlock Peninsula Daily News
Dialogue about dementia Morgan Citizen County
Aging baby boomers are about to push Alzheimer's disease rates sky high USA Today
First-responders, Edgewood pair up for dementia training The Eagle Tribune
Dementia: Certifying Practitioners for Better Patient Care Life Time Wellnes
CHH Presents FREE Dementia and Caregiving Course Charlotte Hungerford Hospital
Commonwealth Senior Living at Hampton names executive director Daily Press
Lincoln Memory Cafe brings people together Wicked Local
current and future needs of seniors Tatnuck Park
Letter: Help in fight to end Alzheimer's Longview News
Is it forgetfulness or dementia? The Laconia Daily Sun
Dementia expert to speak at support group Salisbury Post
Practitioners (NCCDP) Announces Brenda Groves 2019 Educator of the Year! Cision PRNewswire
Caregiver survival tips series to begin May 1 The Laconia Daily Sun
Niagara Hospice expands dementia care program Niagra Gazette
Niagara Hospice employees advance Lockport Union Sun Journal
Niagara Hospice Nurse Keri Collins Earns National Dementia Care Certifications Niagra Hospice
ProMedica offers free dementia education sessions The Blade
Class Offered for Caregivers Assisting those with Dementia The Independent
Phyllis Ayman's' second book, "Overdue: Quality Care for Our Elder Citizens," was
released in February 2019
McKnight's Senior Living
Volunteer Visitors to hold Alzheimer's, dementia seminar

Ninety Morningside Ministries Staff Members Become Certified
Dementia Practitioners

North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce

Christie Bavuso, CDP - Longtime Benchmark Associate to Lead The Branches of Marlboro


Karin Lakin CADDCT CDP presents Once an Adult, Twice a Child - DFA


Certified Dementia Practitioners at Southington Care Center - Ashley Maratea, CDP, director of therapeutic recreation, and Karen King, RN, CDP, staff development coordinator

Donna LashawayNOAAP honored Donna Lashaway, BA, ADC, CDP as Activity Professional of the Year and for her dedication to the NOAAP Board and RAP of Ohio Board.

NOAAP hosted their 2019 Annual Conference. Over 110 Activity Professionals attended from Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living Communities from across Northeast Ohio on August 13, 2019. Education for the day included topics on Dementia, PELI assessments, Medical Marijuana in Geriatric settings, Montessori and Validation Approaches and PTSD in long term care settings.

Workshops offered by Debbie Selsavage CDP at Lady Lake Public Library

Village News

Jennifer McCaughey CDP - Southington resident receives national dementia certification


Janet Krahn CDP CADDCT appointed to Co-Founder of St. Anne's Salvatorian Campus

Milwaukee Business Journal

Jackie Fair CDP appointed administrator for Palmview, part of Gulf Coast Village continuing care retirement community in Cape Coral, FL.

McKnight's Senior Living

Desiree Dunleavy CDP and the Shenandoah Senior Living Community recognized for Alzheimer's Care work

Shenandoah Sentinel
The National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP) announces the award recipients of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) of the Year and Certified Dementia Practitioner® (CDP®) of the Year. Cision PR Newswire

Brand to serve as NCCDP President

McKnight's Long Term News
Barrington Area Council on Aging to reopen 'memory' program at Lake Zurich library
Pam Pellizzari Certified Dementia Practitioner
Insurance News Net

Led by Lauren Certified Dementia Practitioner 
Understanding Dementia Risk Factors & Non-Pharmacological Therapies

The Beach Reporter

Film screening, discussion to focus on Alzheimer's disease

The Herald News

Watch Courtney Martin CDP CADDCT 
Amazing Idea that works!!! 
Blocks  Rock! Used to Harness Neuroplasticity" on YouTube


Superior Residences Memory Care Makes Life Easier And Better For Senior Residents. Now it even has four certified dementia practitioners, which is unheard of for one building. "By being a not-for-profit now, it has enabled us to better ...

Osprey Observer

Four Certified Dementia Practitioners 
Superior Residences Memory Care Makes Life Easier And Better For Senior Residents

Osprey Observer
Regina Estrada, LPN – Certified Dementia Practitioner of the Year 2018 Silver Springs Care Center

Renee Pickerel Certified Dementia Practitioner named executive director | Business Achievements

The Sanctuary Will Host Outreach Events to Create Dementia Awareness

Cision PRWeb

National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners Chooses NetCE to Deliver Online Training To Healthcare Professionals


National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners Chooses NetCE to Deliver Online Training To Healthcare Professionals


Angie Cappellano, CDP Director of Adult Day Services The Club at Hilcrest Mable Rose

Omaha World Herald

National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners Chooses NetCE to Deliver Online Training To Health Care Professionals/