NCCDP In the News - 2017.

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



Healthcare staff get insight into dementia

The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Health - Mobile

APA Member is recognized as Certified Dementia Practitioner of the Year!

Activity Professional's Association of Omaha

Kathryn Bennett Certified Dementia Practitioner 
Coping With the Loss of a Loved One Over the Holidays

News Max
Cameo Rogers Named 2017 National Certified Dementia Practitioner of the Year Vetter Senior Living

Congratulations to Cameo Rogers NCCDP CDP 2017 of The Year

PR News Wire

Melissa Curry CADDCT CDP CDCM 
Methodist Village Senior Living names new CEO

Times Record

St Jospeh’s Rehabilitation and Residence of Portland Maine
Peggy Farrington CDP CADDCT
Winner of the 2017 Optima Award for Excellence in Resident Focused Care  
November 28th 2017

i Advance Senior Care

Movers & Shakers: Hillcrest Health Services, Erickson Living - Senior Housing News - Carol Sikora Certified Dementia Practitioner
Benchmark Senior Living 

Senior Housing News

Memory Center at JCC MetroWest gets a boost


Feed the patient and starve the wound

McKnight's Long Term Care News

Missouri Healthcare Association

Missouri Association of Nursing Home Administrators

Memory Care

Cape Cod Times

JSSA Hospice and Premier Homecare - MD
All nurses to become Certified Dementia Practitioners 

Bethesda Magazine
Memory Care Employees Receive
Certified Dementia Practitioner® Certification
Rutledge Home

Lisa Fortier CDP 
named life enrichment director at Rosewood

Cape Cod Times

Mayor Kenye Humphrey CDP Certified

Huffinton Post

Care Givers Complete Dementia Care Training
Christian Park Health Care Center of Escanaba, a Ciena Living Facility
October 2017

The Daily Press

Kim Simpson at NEK Home Care Earns CDP Certification


Glen Campbells Disease Hits Home
Cameo Rogers CDP CADDCT

Lincoln Journal Star

Nurses Play Many Roles in Assisted Living Communities

The Mining Journal

41 Nurses Receive National CDP Certification

The Brownsville Herald

Iron County Medical Center Recognized by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners as a Facility that gets it

The Daily News

Jessica Dakin Hartford Health Care Center Healthy Aging Geriatric Care Manager Receives National CDP Certification

Southington Patch

Birches Offers CDP Certification Training to the Care Givers

Chicago Tribune

From the Community CT Center for Health Aging Receive National CDP Certification

Hartford Courant

Kim Simpson CDP

Caledonian Record

Julie Wysocki CDP

Wicked Local

Home Health Aides to Become Certified Dementia Practitioners

Frantasy Enterprises

Heritage Senior Living
Announces Karen Schach Certified Dementia Practitioner

Senior Housing News
Ingrid Constalie Certified Dementia Practitioner
Re-elected to VP of state Activity Association

Westby Times

Butch Cassiday CADDCT CDP CDCM 
IntegraCare Director attains Alzheimer's & Dementia Care certification; educates team

IntegraCare | PRLog
People in the news, Sept. 26 McKnight Senior Living

Watercrest Senior Living Group Welcomes Mariola Rodriguez Certified Dementia Practitioner as Community Relations Director of Market Street Memory Care Residence Tampa

Business Wire

Eastern Pa / Delaware Geriatric Education Center
Free Tool Kit

Eastern Pennsylvania - Delaware Geriatric Education Center

Joan Wright Certified Dementia Practitioner 
Dementia caregivers are taking a team approach

Wicked Local

Armbrook Village Helps Seniors Build Independence, Confidence

Business West

Expert to address need for conversations about health issues

Laconia Daily Sun

Karen Starrett Certified Dementia Practitioner 
Beth Miriam’s first art show part of ‘Hineynu’ outreach program


Angie Didier, RN. Certified Dementia Practitioner presents Seminar will focus on Alzheimer's Disease

Blue Bag Media

Crozet’s Mountainside Senior Living Adds Dementia Unit
Staff are Certified Dementia Practitioners

Crozet Gazette

Cameo Rogers CDP Certified CADDCT Trainer presented 
Elkhorn, NE: Vetter Team Member Presents Dementia Care Training for Nebraska Health Care Association

The Loop
Debbie Selsavage Certified Dementia Practitioner
Coping With Dementia: 'Sundowning'


Citrus County Chronicle

Jean Wendland Porter, PT, CCI, is the Regional Director of Therapy Operations at Diversified Health Partners in Ohio.
Exercise is more important than you thought

McKnight's Long Term Care News

Kelly Mazza CDP 
The Watermark at East Hill Appoints New Executive Director

The Hamlet Hub

People in the news, Aug. 22
Shannon Morelli, RN, CDP, CADDCT

McKnight's Senior Living

Watermark At East Hill Appoints New Executive Director CDP

The Hamlet Hub

Launch of Music & Memory Program at Wilton Meadows Health Care Center Gives Residents Way to Reawaken Connections to Past and Present
Danielle Aconna CDP 


All Associates are CDP certified 
Market Street Memory Care Residence Tampa Now Accepting Reservations

Business Wire

Havens Begins Gods Work
Travis Havens CDP

CNA of the Year photo in Times Square PRNEWSWIRE

NCCDP names memory care CNA of the Year

I Advance Senior Care

A positive approach to dementia care - | Toledo, OH | August
Maggie Kessling CDP 

Healthy Living News

The National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP) Announces our 2017 Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)


The National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP) Announces our 2017 Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) of the Year

English News

Dr. Mangot CDP

David Mangot

The National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP) Announces our 2017 Certified


Dr Anna Fisher CDP 
Now What? Understanding Brain Trauma


Monica Petruzzi Certified Dementia Practitioner 
Petrizzo credentialed as certified dementia practitioner

Cape Cod Times

Construction Begins on Memory Care Center
Randy Kozeal Certified Dementia Practitioner

Steward County Independent

Monica Petrizzo CDP

Cape Cod Times

Alzheimer’s Programs


Gull Creek residents, staff paint mural of OC at facility,
Colleen Koziara Certified Dementia Practitioner 

Ocean City Today

Large Home Care Franchisor ComForCare Wises Up on Dementia Training Deborah Bier Certified Dementia Practitioner

Home Health Care News

The Residence Shelburne Bay Senior Living Community Invests Elite Staff Accreditation

Shelburne News

Earn CEUs for FREE at Aging in America

American Society on Aging

Sun Valley employees have earned the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners’ CDP® certification and successfully completed their comprehensive dementia education training.

Sunvalley Communities

Who's News: Lancaster County hirings and promotions

Lancaster Online

ISP staff, offenders trained to care for those with dementia The Kensington Marcia Garcia Certified Dementia Practitioner

Fort Madison Daily Democrat

Local Retirement Community Administrator Recognized by The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA)

Pennswood Village
NADONA conference 2017 NADONA

Watercrest Senior Living Group Celebrates the Groundbreaking of Market Street Memory Care Residence in Palm Coast | Certified Dementia Practitioners  

Business Wire

Mountainside Senior Living Creating Memory Care Wing - Certified Dementia Practitioners 

NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather

One-on-one with...Annette Gunnerson CDP

Advance Senior Care

Woodbury Mews names Annette Simmons CDP. Executive Director

Tribal – Best Practices for Patients with Dementia and Alzheimer’s


LCB Senior Living Announces New Marketing Director - Carrie Wilson CDP

South Windsor, CT Patch

Residence at Melrose Station sponsors Kelly McCarthy Certified Dementia Practitioner visit

Melrose Free Press - Melrose, MA

RVNA Health Source: Alzheimer’s Deaths on the Increase

Hamlet Hub


Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative

Memory care center highlights improvements at Stamford retirement complex


The safety of the person with Alzheimer’s disease

Fifty Plus Advocates

National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP) Announces 2017 Educator of the Year


Advisory Board
National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners 

I Advance Senior Care

Speakers: 2017 Memory Care Forum - Philadelphia

Memory Care Forum

Southern Gerontological Society


Southern Gerontological Society

How To Find an Alzheimer’s Care Manager

Alzheimer's Net

Care Investment Trust LLC Enters into Joint Venture with Phoenix Senior Living for Memory Care Community in Fayetteville, Georgia
Staff are Certified Dementia Practitioners


In Vinnin Square; The Residence Staff Prepare Swampscott Newest Assisted Living Facility Staff CDP’s

Wicked Local

Watercrest Senior Living Group Promotes Mariola Rodriquez CDP

Business Wire

Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging geriatric care manager Jessica Dakin CDP receives national certification


Portland Community College

Portland Community College

Jennifer Renee Mallo CDP 
People in the news, May 16

McKnight Senior Living

Morningside Ministries trains staff to work with dementia patients Certified Dementia Practitioners  

TX Business Daily

Denise Scruggs CDP CADDCT 
Beard Center director named Distinguished Educator of the Year

Lynchburg College

Newsmakers: people in palm beach County business, non-profits. Karen Gilbert CDP 

My Palm Beach Post

National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP) Announces 2017 Educator of the Year - WorldNews.
Ivette Rivera-Ortiz, Dietitian and Pharmacist Program Manager for the Texas Department of Health and Human Services, has been awarded the 2017 Educator of the Year by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.  

Nurse On Call hosts expert on dementia


Mariola Rodriquez CADDCT CDP 
Watercrest Senior Living Group Promotes Mariola Rodriguez to Community Relations Director of Market Street Memory Care Residences


Melanie Whitfield CADDCT Shares her personal story on Dementia
Region Experts Offer Advice on Dealing with Alzheimer’s Dementia


Vero Beach, Florida-based Watercrest Senior Living Group has promoted Mariola Rodriguez CADDCT CDP to community relations director of Market Street Memory Care Residences.

Senior Housing News

Care Investment Trust LLC Enters into Joint Venture with Phoenix Senior Living for Memory Care Community in Fayetteville, Georgia. Team of Certified Dementia Practitioners


Michael Jones CDP Congratulations

Herald Tribune

Congratulations Michelle Thompson CDP 
Watercrest Senior Living's First COO Focuses on Leadership Development

Senior Housing News

Working in Underserved Communities Offers Nurses Invaluable Skills

Daily Nurse

People in the news, Feb. 21

McKnight's Senior Living
Caring For People With Alzheimer’s Disease Cross Key's Village

Differentiating Dementias: Alzheimer's Disease and Its Management — Part One in a Two-Part Series. 
Susan Scanland CDP 

Today's Geriatric Medicine

Watercrest  Senior Living’s Market Street Memory Care Michele Thompson, Watercrest COO and national certified dementia practitioner.
Not a Prison: Design Tips for Calmer Memory Care

Senior Housing News

Altenheim Senior Living is prepared for the future, said Paul Psota, CEO  staffs his Memory Care Neighborhood with CDP Certified Dementia Practitioners
Source Lunch with ... Paul Psota

Crain's Cleveland Business

Free Presentation on Alzheimer's in Westfield by a CDP Feb. 28

Scotch Plains/Fanwood NJ News - TAPinto

Jennifer Ackroyd CDP joins board of directors of  Association


Stadalsky: Memory care facility will help those with dementia

The Herald-News

Program to be offered on early detection of Alzheimer's

Experiencing  a virtual tidbit of dementia or walking a mile in ill fitting shoes

Heritage Florida Jewish News Homepage

Heritage Florida Jewish News Homepage

Heritage Florida Jewish News

Roger Synenberg

Cleveland Jewish News

Phoenix Senior Living to Open 48-Unit Memory Care Community Near Greenville


Windsor Heights Alzheimer’s Special Care Center

Cleveland Jewish News

The relationship between dietary patterns and age-related cognitive impairment

Fifty Plus Advocates

Walking a mile in ill-fitting shoes

Winter Park Maitland Observer

In Vinnin Square, 'The Residence' staff prepare Swampscott's newest assisted living facility

Wicked Local Swampscott

One Million Solutions in Healthâ„¢ Showcases Bay Bridge Senior Living and their Innovations in Memory Care
Rachelle Blough CDP CADDCT

PR Web

Congratulations! Michele Thompson CDP now COO at Watercrest Senior Living Group

McKnights Senior Living

Armistead Senior Care

Burlington Free Press

Flight Risk No More

McKnights Senior Living

Exceptional Chief Nursing Officer Kelli M. Hansen, MS, BSN, RN, CMCN, LNC, CSA, CDP, will be Presented in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare

Jacob's Creek to host dementia informational session Western Rockingham

Seminar Planned to Address Growing Demand for Alzheimer’s Care

Flathead Beacon

Seminar delves into dementia training

Daily Inter Lake - Local News