Author Archives: Sandra Stimson

“Differentiating Dementias: Alzheimer’s Disease and its Management,” by Susan Scanland, CDP, offers an in-depth look at the variety of methods used to diagnose various types of dementia.

Scanland is a geriatric nurse practitioner, who “specializes in behaviors and optimal dementia pharmacotherapy.” “Dementia,” says Scanland, “is an umbrella term for numerous neurocognitive disorders such as AD, vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, Parkinson’s dementia,…

Read the amazing article, “Not a Prison: Design Tips for Calmer Memory Care,” Senior Housing News, 3/6/17. Congratulations to Watercrest Senior Living’s Market Street Memory Care!

“ ‘At Watercrest we give more in-depth training on Alzheimer’s care that helps workers learn how to better communicate with residents,’” says Michele Thompson, Watercrest COO and Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP).http://seniorhousingnews.com/2017/03/06/not-prison-design-tips-calmer-memory-care/