Advance quality of life
for all persons with dementia.
cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's or related dementia;
promote culturally competent dementia care;
foster partnerships between decision-makers;
demonstrate shared decision-making
and personal touch service;
resolve conflict effectively and empathically.
Adjunct Online Graduate Faculty
College of Nursing and Healthcare Professions
Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona
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Mediator, KePro QIO
CMS Quality of Care Mediation Initiative
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Former Executive Director
Arden Courts Alzheimer's Assisted Living
Former Research Associate;
Heather Hill Hospital and the Corinne Dolan Alzheimer Center
Grand Canyon University
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Kent State University,
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Northeast Ohio Medical University
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Manuscript Reviewer, "Teaching Dementia Care Skill and Understanding"
Nancy L. Mace, with Dorothy H. Coons & Shelly Weaverdyke 2005, The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore & London.
Contributing Author, "TRUCE!
Using Elder Mediation to Resolve Conflict among Families, Seniors, and Organizations", Laurette Cocklin and Patti Bertschler, 2004, NCS Publishing.
UPDATE The Senior Living Guide,
Guide Publishing, Chagrin Falls, OH
Winner of the AARP Excellence Award
Co-Author,"Cognitively Impaired Elders and Family Care" Donald E.Stull and Karen Rice. In Romaine-Davis, Boondas, and Lenihan Eds., Encyclopedia of Home Care for The Elderly, 1995, Greenwood Press, Westport, CT; London.
Bibliographer, "Ethnic Elderly and Long-term Care"
Charles M. Barresi, Donald E. Stull, 1993, Medicine and Health Springer Publishing.
Dharma S. Khalsa, M.D., 1996
Time Warner Books
Alzheimer's Care Consumer Education:
"Double Jeopardy For Spouse Caregivers"
Kent State University
The American Healthcare Association
The Gerontological Society of America
The Association for Conflict Resolution
Arizona Association for Conflict Resolution
Elder Mediation International Network
Elder Mediation Canada
Alzheimer's Society ~ PEI, Canada
Former Contributing Author
Advisory Board Appointment
Former Columnist Ask Karen
Voted "Best on the Web" by Forbes
Developer, Former Primary Convener; Informal Advisor
Alzheimer's Disease Research
The Gerontological Society of America, Washington, D.C.
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Developer and Former Chair
The Research Group for Alzheimer's Disease and Caregiver Stress
The American Sociological Association, Washington, D.C.
ASA Medicine and Health
The American Sociological Society of America
Organizer. Science in Health-Social Services for the Elderly and the Disabled
(SYSTED) Geneva Switzerland.
"Research Committee For Alzheimer's Disease and Caregiver Stress: Current Environmental Issues Related to Dependency in Alzheimer's Disease and Caregiving".
Karen Rice, Executive Director, ManorCare Arden Courts, presents
Patti Reagan Davis, daughter of former President, the late Ronald Reagan,
with a plague of appreciation for her support of ManorCare's four Arden Courts
Alzheimer's Assisted Living facility developments built in northeastern Ohio in 1998.
Rice contributed cutting edge research
to the Ohio start-ups while heading the Bainbridge development.
Mary Guerriero Austrom , Ph.D.
Professor of Clinical Psychology
Wesley P Martin Professor of Alzheimer Disease Education
Department of Psychiatry
Director, Education Core
Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center
Associate Dean for Diversity Affairs at the Indiana University School of Medicine
Indiana University School of Nursing
Indiana University Center for Aging Research
Civic Center Healthcare Campus
3031 N Civic Center Plaza
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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