NCCDP In the News - 2018.

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



Katelyn Reichow Named NCCDP 2018 CNA of the year

Star Tribune

National Council Of Certified Dementia Identifies Triggers 
Wandering Patients in Nursing Homes

Levin & Perconti

Rick Bennet Certified Dementia Practitioner
Virtual Dementia Tour Bring Keith Havens To Tears


Kellie Williamson Administrator Certified Dementia Practitioner
'Meet Them Where They're At' is Top Lesson for Memory Care

Kristine Callahan Certified Dementia Practitioner
 appointed executive director at Flower Angels

Cape Cod Times

Wendy Alderstein Certified Dementia Practitioner
FirstLight Home Care in Needham to host decluttering seminar

Wicked Local Needham

Pamela Mills, CDP promoted to Director of Memory Programming for Ingleside, a social daycare program

McKnight's Long Term Care News

Rick Bennet, CDP providing real-life experience through Virtual Dementia Tours


Susan Martin Certified Dementia Practitioner
Remembering Caregivers During Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

The Hour

Market Street Memory Care Residence Viera Hosts Magnificent Thanksgiving Feast - Water crest Senior Living Certified Dementia Practitioners 


Dementia on the rise in Ohio: new memory care community in Milford seeks to shatter beliefs 
Watermark Community Certified Dementia Practitioners 

The Clermont Sun
Kristine Callahan Certified Dementia Practitioner
Flower Angels USA Names First Executive Director


Peggy Davidsmeyer Certified Dementia Practitioner JACIL named new Executive Director 

My Journal Courier

Leslie Ortenzi Certified Dementia Practitioner Panel Discussion on Living Options Held At  Sage Eldercare

Tap into Summit

Brain Health Specialist Janet Rich Pittman Certified Dementia Practitioner Shares Ways to Keep Our Brains Sharp


Janet Kuebler CDP

Tap into Flemington/Raritan

National Caregiver Month

Baristanet LiveMarket

Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority Admits It May Have Violated Sunshine Law

The Intelligencer

Public Library to host Alzheimer’s Disease by a CDP

The Reminder

Civil rights leaders question interview process of Melony Mclure Certified Dementia Practitioner 


4 veteran Willowbrook staff become Certified Dementia Practitioners

Effingham Daily News

SALT hosting "Dementia with Grace" Lunch & Learn

The Demopolis Times
Angela Christie, Essex Meadows, 2018 CALA Outstanding Resident Service Awards CALA
Dementia: Certifying Practitioners for Better Patient Care Lifetime Wellness

Baird nurses attend Alzheimer's, dementia care seminar


The Post

Peabody Home to launch Caregiver Survival workshops | Announcements

Laconia Daily Sun

Heather Larson and Stacey Larson 
Two receive dementia care training

Watertown Public Opinion

Melanie Whitfield Certified Dementia Practitioner  
Region experts offer advice on dealing with Alzheimer's, dementia

The Times

Pam Kozeal Certified Dementia Practitioner 

Beatrice Daily Sun

inda Ziac Certified Dementia Practitioner 
Friends of Nathaniel Witherell Welcomes New Board Members

Greenwich, CT Patch

Sanchez new Gafney Home administrator Certified Dementia Practitioner
Seasoned MEPAP Instructor Awarded National Instructor of the Year Award! NCCAP
City Institutions Battle Alzheimer’s With Art City Limits

Aging parents discussion to be held in Swampscott presented by Lauren Watts CDP 

Local Wicked SwampScott

Jennifer LaCroix Certified Dementia Practitioner
Holdenite-Now Executive Director of Senior Living Tatnuck Park at Worchester

The Landmark

Jonna Phelps Certified Dementia Practitioners 
Integrative Group Psychological Services | Chicago, IL


Wendy Mcjames Certified Dementia Practitioner 

Clare County News

Lani Fattig Certified Dementia Practitioner 
Alzheimer’s  Association & Greater Michigan Chapter's 'Walk to End Alzheimer's' for St. Ignace set for Sept. 29

The Sault News

Dr, Anna Fisher Certified Dementia Practitioner 
 Now What? Evolving Standards of Care

Net Nebraska

The Normandy in Rocky River celebrates grand opening of Lakeside Assisted Living staff are Certified Dementia practitioners

Tina Larose Certified  Dementia  Practitioner 
Author of Coaching Natural Attitudes endorses by National Council Of Certified Dementia Practitioner 
New Leader at Wilmington Nursing Home Authors the Book on Nursing Care

Cision PR

Missy Ingram Certified Dementia Practitioner Named Resident Services Director Of Legacy Village Of Cleveland

Asana Hospice & Palliative Care: staff Certified Dementia Practitioners
Helping those with Alzheimer's and Dementia

ABC 27 News

Melanie Perry Certified Dementia Practitioner
Named to Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter Board


CDP and Certified Trainer
Melanie K. Perry named to Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter Board

McKnight's Senior Living

NCAL announces 2018 award winners

McKnight's Senior Living

After 32 Years at Nathaniel Witherell, Lynn Bausch, RN, Certified Dementia Practitioner joins Sterling Care

Greenwich Free Press

Willowbrook staff members earn Certified Dementia Practitioner Certification Community

Effingham Daily News

Amanda Garcia CDP
Certified Dementia Practitioner 
Named Assisted Living NCAL 2018 Nurse of the Year

McKnight's Senior Living

Pioneer Golden Estates set to open Thursday,
Staff Certified Dementia Practitioners

The Clare County Review

Market Street Memory Care seeks to 'bring the outdoors into the community'

Palm Coast Observer

Brand to serve as NCCDP President

McKnight's Long Term Care News

Alden Courts of Huntley memory care center opens staff are Certified Dementia practitioners 

Northwest Herald

Executive Moves: NAVAC, NCCDP, CBRE, Marketsmith Inc. and more

Rhonda Brand named president of the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners McKnight's Senior Living

Market Street Memory Care seeks to 'bring the outdoors into the community' - All staff are CDP

Palm Coast Observer
Movers & Shakers: American House, Cadence Senior Living Senior Housing News

Dementia certification training offered


Reanna Adams CDP 
White Oak welcomes newest member, offers virtual dementia challenge

Monticello Herald Journal

National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners Appoints Rhonda Brand as President

Seniors Housing Business

National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners Announces Rhonda Brand as President

Longview News-Journal

Calli Cantrell begins as memory support assisted living manager at The Springs at Monarch Landing

McKnight's Senior Living

Leann Jones Certified Dementia Practitioner 

Henrico Citizen

Jennifer LaCroix, Certified Dementia Practitioner named Executive Director for Tatnuck Park at Worcester


McKnight's Senior Living

Market Street Memory Care Residence Palm Coast Prepares to Welcome Residents at the July Grand opening 

Cision PR News

Residences at Coffee Creek Brings an Exceptional Memory Care Neighborhood to Chesterton


Brianna Spak-Heichel, Certified Dementia Practitioner 

Times Leader

Maplewood Senior Living announces new directors Laurie Lofgren Certified Dementia Practitioner  

McKnight Senior Living

Watercrest Senior Living Group Welcomes Vanessa McCall Certified Dementia Practitioner as Community Relations Director of Market

Cision PR News

Helen Purcell Receives CDP certification 

Times Recorder

Thomas Certified Dementia Practitioner named Director

Wicked Local Walpole

Integracare Director and Team Attains Certified Dementia Practitioner Certificaiton


Maplewood Of Newtown Welcomes Two New Seasoned Professionals To The Team
Ms. Stowell CDP and Laurie Lofgren CDP

Cision PR News

Rick Bennet Certified Dementia Practitioner

Bonner County Daily Bee


The Alliance Review

Heather Williams Certified Dementia Practitioner  Farmington Woman Wins Woman of the Year

Milford LIVE!  Milford, DE

Dunlop House Program

The Progress Index

Custom Touch

Hinsdale Living

Natalie Reisen CDP Joins New Team as Administrator -Certified Dementia Practitioner 

Chicago Tribune

National Nurses Week: Brianna Spak-Heichel Certified Dementia Practitioner

Times Leader

Melanie Perry CADDCT Awarded Distinguished Educator of the Year by the NCCDP


Cindy Friscia LPN Certified Dementia Practitioner 
Custom Touch 


JWC Media

Dodge Park Rest Home: Caring Super Star

Fifty Plus Advocates

Penny Roth is the new executive director fo The Pearl at Watkins Centre

Chesterfield Observer

LCCC coordinator honored with national award

The Morning Journal

Helping caregivers understand dementia

Spokane Journal of Business

Normandy’s Jennifer Krupa Receives Educator Award from National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners

The Villager Newspaper Online

Watercrest Senior Living Group Welcomes Jennifer Harris as Executive Director of Market Street

Cision PR Newswire

Seashore Gardens families make their mark on Alzheimer's disease

The Press of Atlantic City

Indiana Health Care Association


Kathy Nannen Certified Dementia Practitioner
Ashland Care Center announces new directors

Wahoo Newspaper

Dana Ryder Certified Dementia Practitioner Promoted to  senior executive director at Watercrest Senior Living Group

McKnight Senior Living

Maureen Gardner Certified Dementia Practitioner named executive director at Laurentide

Cape Code Times

Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging specialist certified as dementia practitioner

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network

Ashland Center Announces New Director  - CDP

The Ashland Gazzette

Watercrest Senior Living Group Champions Executive Leadership Development with the Promotion of Dana Ryder to Senior Executive Director

Cision PR Newswire

Virtual Dementia tour creates empathy for growing problem

Keep Me Current

WKU Students Gain Education and Networking at Long Term Care Conference


Market Street Memory Care Residence Palm Coast Now Accepting Reservations

PR News Wire

Attention Administrators: STOP Letting Vendors Provide Services To Your Customers Who Have No Dementia Education!
This is yet another horrible example why your vendors need Dementia Education and Dementia Certification provided by National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners!
Dementia Patient Lost Cold Sloppy Nursing Home Drop Off

Daily News

Tara Garnier Receives Prestigious Certified Dementia Practitioner Certification

The Alliance Review

A.G. Rhodes Health & Rehab announce new CEO

Marietta Daily Journal

All-Female Memory Care Unit Opens on Texas Skilled Nursing Campus
Certified Dementia Practitioners 

Skilled Nursing News

Watercrest Senior Living Group Presents
Dana Ryder Certified Dementia Practitioner Servant Leadership Award for Outstanding Service


February Events Hosted by Bridges by EPOCH at Nashua

Londonderry News

Key assumptions in caring for the Alzheimer’s patient

Fifty Plus Advocates

Ashley Heimbaugh

The Sentinel

Black Owned Nursing Academy Offers Nursing Assistant Classes for Students Who Want To Build a Career in Health Care
Teberah Alexander RN CDP Executive Director

Black News

Youngstown News, Victoria House to celebrate its 12th anniversary Certified Dementia Practitioners 

The Vindicator