Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

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At NCCDP, we strive to make a positive change in dementia care and education. Every one of you, our members, help us make that change real every single day.

Celebrating Healthcare Social Worker Month!

March 2024 Newsletter Happy Social Work Month! The contributions of geriatric social workers date back more than a century! Our current demographics with the population of elders growing worldwide creates the demand for even more social workers to choose the geriatric field. The number of older people here in the U.S. is becoming more diverse […]

Celebrating and Supporting Staff Education

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A Message from our Director of Education: The Importance of Dementia Education Caring for individuals with dementia requires knowledge, specialized skills, and empathy. As dementia is on the rise and the demand for caregivers specially trained to care for individuals living with dementia increases, dementia education is essential. Dementia education can reduce stigma and change […]

Celebrating Activity Professionals

This month on the blog, we’re celebrating National Activity Professionals week, we’re highlighting what NCCDP has in store for you this year.