NCCDP In the News - 2020.

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



Dr Cameron Camp
Courses endorsed by National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners 

The National Psychologist
Dawn Platt Certified Dementia Practitioner 
Discovery Senior Living Appoints New Director of Memory Care Programs

Yahoo Finance
Teresa Davis Carter, Certified Dementia Practitioner
Carter named executive director of The Fountains

Rome News Tribune

Dr Cameron Camp
Courses endorsed by National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners 

The National Psychologist
Deborah Selsavage, Certified Dementia Practitioner
Editorial l Baker Act facility needs dementia patient care provisions 

Citrus County Chronicle 
JULIO BRIONES, Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer
Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar (CDP) 

Briones Consulting Group 
Gina Mizvitowicz, Certified Dementia Practitioner
Monthly Memory Care Support Group
Dec 17 | Monthly Memory Care Support Group
Norristown, PA Patch
Carol Copenhaver, LPN, Certified Dementia Care Manager
Aravilla Sarasota Celebrates AHCA’s Five Years Deficiency-Free Mi
Patch Florida
Beverly Davis, Certified Dementia Practitioner
The meaning of kindness: Author to give virtual talk with DeForest Area Community and Senior Center in January
Deforest Times Tribune
Patty O'Brian, Certified Dementia Practitioner
Community News For The East Hartford Edition 
Hartford Courant
Leigh Ann Certified Dementia Practitioner
Meet Leigh Ann
Healthy @ Home

Irene V. Jackson-Brown, Ph.D., CSA, CMC, CDP
Eldercare as Art and Ministry- combining life’s passions

Barlowe and Associates
Certified Dementia Practitioners (CDP)
Senior Care Authority's Local Franchise Businesses Are Growing as More Families Need Advice in Locating Safe Senior Living and Care Options
Cision PR Newswire
Patty O'Brian, Certified Dementia Practitioner
Certified practitioner talks about ways dementia patients, caretakers can manage stress this holiday season
Enrie Morales Certified Dementia Practitioner 
Compassion, awareness are key 
The Riverdale Press
Laura Smothers-Certified Dementia Practitioners  Parade
Renee Horne, MS, a Certified Dementia Practitioner
Webinar Focuses on Understanding Dementia Changes
The Pilot
Lance Danko Certified Dementia Practitioner 
On The Move: New hires, promotions in metro Augusta business community - Business - The Augusta Chronicle - Augusta, GA
Augusta Chronicle
Gary Handley, Certified Dementia Practitioner
Falcons Landing Announces New Leadership

Loudon Now
Patty O'Brian, Certified Dementia Practitioner
Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging offers virtual classes in December
Hartford Courant
Brandy Dep, Certified Dementia Practitioner
Windsor Heights welcomes new executive director, Brandy Delp

McKnight Senior Living
Heather Tussing, Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer
Morning Pointe names new executive vice president, Heather Tussing

McKnight Senior Living

Holly Hall, Certified Dementia Practitioner 
Village at Mercy Creek Hires Executive Director

EIN Press Wire
Johnathan Frank Certified Dementia Practitioner 
The Best Assisted Living Facilities in Charleston, SC

Assisted Living
Bonnie Leto, Certified Dementia Practitioner
JACH staff trained in dementia care
The Herald News
Karen Wheelock Certified Dementia Practitioner
Annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s Continues Virtually
The Online Clarion
Dianne Moody
Claiborne Senior Living adds to the management team

McKnight's Senior Living
Penny Patnaude, CADDCT, CDP
Aging in Montclair: Learn About Dementia, Alzheimer’s & Caring For The Ones You Love
Shannon Wallace, CDP
AARP AZ Musical Memory Care Workshop (Free and Virtual)
Ellen Samson, CADDCT, CDP
Loving someone with Alzheimer’s Disease - Manila Bulletin
Manila Bulletin
Pamela Garofolo, CDP
United Methodist Communities Promotes Two Leaders
Pamela Garofolo, CDP
United Methodist Communities promotes two
McKnight's Senior Living
Gina Salman, CDP
Cypress Place Senior Living announces new executive director, associate executive director
McKnight's Senior Living
World Alzheimer Report 2020: Design, Dignity, Dementia: dementia-related design and the built environment Alzheimer's Disease International
Mary Crowe, Certified Dementia Practitioner.
Ipswich resident earns dementia certification 
IPswich Local News
Phillip Turner, Certified Dementia Practitioner
Aging Right at Home: National Family Caregivers Month

Justin Williams, Certified Dementia Practitioner
Faith family honors grandmother during Rowan-Cabarrus Alzheimer’s fundraiser

Salisbury Post

Horizon employs 44 total Certified Dementia Practitioners
Second ceremony held to honor dementia-certified Horizon Home Health Aides- Horizon Home Care and Hospice

Horizon Home Care and Hospice

Gina Salman, CDP
Cypress Place Senior Living Announces New Leadership Team

Cision PR Web

Social model adult day program to open in Natick - News - Natick Bulletin and Tab - Natick, MA

Wicked Local Natick

Shannon Nosbisch, CDP
Dieterich woman receives governor's volunteer award

Effingham Daily News
Associations/Organizations Acti Times

Wendy Rickenbach-Barclay, CADDCT, CDP
Senior Friendship Centers offers senior care class during COVID-19

Venice Gondolier Sun

M.J. Montefour, CDP
Caring for the Caregiver series – Times News Online

Times News

Phyllis Ayman, CADDCT, CDP

McKnight's Long Term News

New Social Model Adult Day Program has CDPs as employees.

Framingham Soure

Bridget McNally CDP
Sonata Senior Living appoints Bridget McNally Perers as regional director of business development

McKnight's Senior Living

Ashley White, CDP
Atlas Senior Living hires new leadership team members

McKnight's Senior Living

Shannon Nosbisch, CDP
Nosbisch Volunteer Service Award Recipient


Beth Cardillo, CDP
Assisted living for those with memory loss


Nanette Meeler, CDP
People in the news, Sept. 8

McKnight's Senior Living

Anna Randall, CDP
People in Business: Greater Springfield Senior Services announces Anna Randall as the new Area Agency on Aging (AAA) Director


Facility’s Activity Department fishing cart hooks International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners and   awards international recognition

McKnight's Long Term Care News

Michelle Jones, CDP
Familiar faces ready to share Artisan at Hudson

Worcester Magazine - Worcester, MA

Industry Leaders Collaborate to Support Families Dealing With the Aging Process

Senior Care Authority
Lauren Mahakian, CDP
The Alzheimer's Whisperer: Dealing with dementia caused by brain injuries due to contact sports
Palos Verdes Peninsula News

Rachel Wachter, CDP
Wachter aims to empower staff at Laurel View

Our Town

Bay County assisted living facility sees at least 20 coronavirus cases, some fatal


Laura Broemmer, MSW, LCSW, CMC at Connie Rosenberg & Associates

Connie Rosenberg & Associates

International Council of Dementia Practitioners Announce Winner
Artis Senior Living of Princeton Junction director wins international award

Central Jersey

Tank delivers treats to veterans

The News Enterprise

Ronda Wilkin, CDP
Memory Care Facility to Open in T.O. Soon

San Fernando Valley Busines Journal

Debra Archer, Certified Dementia Practitioner
Fun Upcoming Events At The Plymouth & Northville Libraries


Erica Curcio, CDP
Program for Dementia Caregivers: "I Remember Better When I Paint"

Nursing center welcomes new staff, holds food drive The Padkin Ripple

Certified Dementia Practitioner 

The Grand Island Independent

Roe Chiacchio: Certified Dementia Practitioner 
Our perceptions create limitations

PenBay Pilot

International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners Announces Contest for Activity Professionals and Recreation Therapists


Senior Care Authority Aligns with the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners To Educate their Franchisees and Staff

Cision PR Newswire
Briana Williams, 24, service assistant, and Mellissa Fowler, 31, certified dementia practitioner, both of Toledo. Toledo Blade

Amy Schenk, RN, BSN, MSEd, CDP, a Certified Dementia Practitioner
Diversity in Alzheimer’s research topic of Alzheimer’s Association summit

Your Sun

Perry Lutheran Homes among best memory care communities Care staff trained and certified through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.

The Perry News

Jill Andrew, CDP, spreads ‘Jill joy’ wherever she goes

The Observer News

Avon memory care center breaks ground for Alzheimer's patients Community will provide a team of certified dementia practitioners (CDP).

The Morning Journal

Kelly Burnett, CDP, CDSGF
Engagement Ideas with Elders Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 5:30 PM

Melissa Rost, CDP
People in the news, June 2
Atlas Senior Living names Melissa Rost director of clinical compliance
McKnight's Senior Living
Walking in the Shoes of a Person Living With Dementia with Tammy Pozerycki Boston College

ActivMed Clinical Trials MA NH: Great Turnout for the Dementia Training



Eagle Tribune

J Standifer CDP, CADDCT

Dementia in Perspective 

Cedarhurst of West Plains

West Plains Daily Quill

Rachel Wachter, CDP
Wachter to lead at Laurel View Village

Daily American

Interview With Scherrie Keating: RN/ Diabetes Kare Consulting

Blog Talk Radio

Phyllis Ayman, CADDCT, CDP
Person-centered care is more than a buzz word

McKnight's Long Term Care News

Lauren Langevin, CDP
‘Outside connection:’ Home Instead asks people to write letters to seniors during coronavirus pandemic

Southcoast Today

Ellen Belk Certified Dementia Practitioner 
Bridge the Gap Podcast
maintaining resident engagement, during these current conditions. 

Bridge the Gap

Cut off by COVID-19: Senior homes bridge gap between families, loved ones
By Sean Murphy Staff Writer


Andover Townsman

Lori Adams,CDP owner of Lori’s Movin’ and Groovin’,
Self-distancing? Online option can get you get ‘movin’ and groovin’

North Fort Meyers Neighborhood

Samantha Boxleitner Certified Dementia Practitioner 
In someone’s Else shoes Article 

Lancaster Online

Free video consults for family caregivers with dementia questions | Dublin, CA


Hospice and Dementia - Providing Comfort, Dignity and Care with a Difficult Diagnosis

Niagra Hospice

Attorney Gains Alzheimer's Disease Certification


Memory Care Director, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Uncle Bob's

Lauren Mahakian CDP addresses Alzheimer's in Santa Ynez Valley

Santa Ynez Valley News

Mary Hortsman, CADDCT, CDP Dementia Triangle LLC

Dementia Training LLC

Sandra Stimson and Lynn Biot Gordon
Innovators in Dementia Care  
certified dementia practitioner Archives - Lifetime Wellness, LTD

LifeTime Wellness

Dee Mayfield CDP - Group there to care for caregivers

My Journal Courier

Connie Thimmig, CADDCT, CDP a member of the treatment team at Lakeshore Memory Clinic

Herald Times Reporter

Jessica Lager CDP CEO of Mayberry Senior Services

New Mexico Living

Tracy Brady CDP provides activities described for memory impaired loved ones

The New Town Bee

Carrie Chuisano CDP CADDCT weighs in on how Technology boosts rehab participation, outcomes among residents with dementia

McKnight's Long Term Care News

Cheryl Hamlin CDP shares her top tips for caregivers

Elizabeth Heard CADDCT CDP announces 2020 dementia classes for Alverno
Clinton Herald

Lauren Mahakian CDP is aiming to set a new standard for senior memory care 

The Beach Reporter

Deb Koelln CADDCT CDP CDCM provides Support Group Meetings

Racoon Valley News
The National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP) announces the 2019 national award recipients for Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) of the Year Yahoo Finance
Sheli Monacchio CDP and Michele Pache CDP - Dealing with Dementia: A Guide For Caregivers Central New Jersey
Debbie Selsavage CDP- AMACS Aging at Home Expo Mag Viral

Cheyenne Abrego Certified Dementia Practitioner CDP to provide information Dementia Education

The Press
Beth Cardillo Certified Dementia Practitioner CDP and Executive Director, Armbrook Village Business West