With the number of people in whom dementia is diagnosed growing at alarming rates, the need for effective memory care programs is more important than ever. One international program combines dementia care best practices with a Montessori philosophy.
Jennifer Brush, MA, CCC/SLP, is an award-winning dementia educator, the author of five books about dementia and a consultant with 25 years of experience in the industry. She serves on the Association Montessori International Advisory Board for Montessori for Aging and Dementia and as of the writing of this column, is the only AIM-certified educator teaching this program in the United States. You can learn more about Brush and the program at www.BrushDevelopment.com.