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The Personal Touch in Alzheimer's Care

Since 1994


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PROFILE



VISION

Advance quality of life
for all persons with dementia.



MISSION STATEMENT

To promote quality of life for persons diagnosed with
cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's or related dementia;
promote culturally competent dementia care;
foster partnerships between decision-makers;
demonstrate the power of knowledge, shared decision-making
and personal touch service;
resolve conflict effectively and empathically.



STRATEGIC IMPERATIVES


Deliver tomorrow's win-win solutions today

Educate the next generation of dementia professionals

Develop the next generation of leaders in dementia care

Collaborate and contribute to local and international communities


VALUE SYSTEM

  • Be easy to do business with
    in today's fast paced business world

  • Demonstrate integrity and innovation

  • Exceed client expectations in service delivery

  • Seek input and feedback for the continuous improvement of services









  • FOUNDER

    Karen Rice, LNHA
    Gerontologist, Mediator,
    Columnist, Author, Educator

    Adjunct Online Faculty
    College of Nursing, Healthcare Professions and DNP
    Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona
    Click Here to visit GCU

    Mediator, KePro QIO
    CMS Medicare Beneficiary Protection
    Quality Improvement Program
    Click here to visit OhioKePro







    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.




    CarePathways.com
    Voted "Best on the Web" by Forbes
    Columnist Ask Karen

    Former Research Associate;
    Co-Primary Investigator
    Heather Hill and the Corinne Dolan Alzheimer Center, Chardon, Ohio



    Teaching Appointments


    Grand Canyon University
    Click Here to visit Grand Canyon Unversity

    Kent State University,
    Click Here to visit Kent State University

    Northeast Ohio Medical University
    Click Here to visit NEOMED


    Professional Activities

    Elder Mediation International Network
    Elder Mediation Canada


    Developer, Former Primary Convener; Informal Advisor
    Alzheimer's Disease Research
    The Gerontological Society of America, Washington, D.C.
    Click Here to visit The Gerontological Society of America

    Developer and Former Chair
    The Research Group for Alzheimer's Disease and Caregiver Stress
    The American Sociological Association, Washington, D.C.
    Click Here to visit 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".


    Publication

    Contributing Author,
    Mediate.com
    click here


    Contributing Author, "TRUCE!
    Using Elder Mediation to Resolve Conflict among Families, Seniors, and Organizations", Laurette Cocklin and Patti Bertschler, 2004, NCS Publishing.


    Contributing Author,
    Eldercare Update


    Contributing Author,
    UPDATE The Senior Living Guide,
    Guide Publishing, Chagrin Falls, OH
    Winner of the AARP Excellence Award


    Co-Author,"Cognitively Impaired Elders and Family Care"
    In Romaine-Davis, Boondas, and Lenihan Eds., Encyclopedia of Home Care for The Elderly, 1995, Greenwood Press, Westport, CT; London.

    Researcher,"Brain Longevity"
    Dharma S. Khalsa, M.D., 1996
    Time Warner Books


    Author/Educator,
    Alzheimer's Care Consumer Education:
    "Double Jeopardy For Spouse Caregivers"


    ADVISORY BOARD


    The Advisory Board bring regional,national and international views to your concerns about quality of life and dementia care.
    Their publications are now available at Amazon.com.






    Mary Guerriero Austrom , Ph.D.

    Wesley P Martin Professor of Alzheimer Disease Education
    Department of Psychiatry
    Director, Education Core
    Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center
    Indiana University School of Medicine












    In Memory of
    Dorothy H. Coons, Gerontologist


    1994-2012
    Author, Editor, Consultant
    Ann Arbor, Michigan


    and

    Nancy L. Mace [photo unavailable]

    Author, Consultant
    Concord, California















    Alzheimer Mediation For Dementia Conflict
    Civic Center Healthcare Campus
    3031 N Civic Center Plaza
    Scottsdale, AZ 85251





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