3RD Annual MAUDE’S AWARDS WINNERS FOR Improvements IN ALZHEIMER’S Care Introduced

SEATTLE, Sept. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The 2022 Maude’s Award Recipients were being declared today, honoring three organizations with $25,000 and 5 Persons with $5,000 each individual. Maude’s Awards was developed in 2019 by Richard Ferry (Cofounder: Korn-Ferry) in honor of his beloved spouse of 65 decades. In 2013, Maude was diagnosed with dementia. Richard continues the journey to find out and share improvements addressing troubles of persons residing with dementia and their treatment companions. Much more information right here: The Awards – Maude’s Awards (maudesawards.org)


I am However Listed here (ISH) – Winchester, MA – ISH redefines what it suggests to dwell with dementia, replacing the predominant “despair” narrative with “hope” – soliciting, identifying, and supporting plans that, as a result of engagement, promote the inherent dignity of men and women living with dementia. The concentrate is Nonpharmacological methods that notify and educate folks and communities, and consequently cut down the stigma so typically linked with dementia.

Elderwise Seattle, WA – The Elderwise® mission is to enrich the lives of caregivers and older people living with dementia via training and demonstrating the philosophy and practice of Spirit-Centered Care®. Our grownup working day method versions this way of pondering and our training program teaches this solution. We spotlight performing from one’s very own essence and recognizing the essence of many others, no matter of cognitive improvements.

Jewish Spouse and children & Children’s Assistance (JF&CS) Waltham, MA Dementia Motion Alliance (DAA) –Charlottesville, VA – The JF&CS Memory Café Percolator and Dementia Motion Alliance jointly guide “Dwelling Effectively with Dementia at the Café”, to support memory cafés foster management and empower participants dwelling with dementia. Achievements incorporate a penned café coordinators’ guidebook, and “Café Chats: Dwelling Effectively with Dementia,” showcasing trained advocates presenting at a memory café.

Men and women

Dana Territo – Baton Rouge, LAThe Memory Whisperer® is Dana’s byline for her weekly column she’s created since 2013 in Louisiana’s The Advocate Newspaper. It solutions reader’s questions on all items Alzheimer’s sickness and other dementias. “I come to feel the facts I present helps caregivers and influenced individuals in navigating the journey of dementia. In addition, I am supporting and advocating for this inhabitants.”

Bonnie Erickson Billings, MT – “I, together with numerous many others with a dementia prognosis, co-launched the non-gain National Council of Dementia Minds. We are the first countrywide corporation totally governed by persons dwelling with a dementia prognosis. Our presentations are shared absolutely free of demand to medical learners, medical experts, coverage makers, scientists, treatment services, people and our beloved treatment partners.”

Pam Nolte – Seattle, WA – “The facilitator of a highly regarded memory reduction method in Seattle contacted me in 2010 to request regardless of whether Taproot Theatre would make an improv course for men and women with memory reduction. I made, guided and, alongside with other expert actors, have taught these improv lessons for Taproot considering that then, introducing brain science to the schooling of teachers in this plan.”

Hailey Richman – Plainview, NY – “Kid Caregivers is a nonprofit group which supports small children who are performing as caregivers. Our mission is to assistance younger folks find out coping techniques and strengthen the life of adults residing with Alzheimer’s illness. Our Puzzle Time software pairs younger folks with seniors. Collectively, they resolve jigsaw puzzles which stimulates the mind, and provides a sense of accomplishment.”

Mary Crescenzo –Topanga, CA – Mary’s innovation features her pioneer get the job done in arts engagement and dementia as a result of her multidisciplinary method to “Treatment As a result of the Artssm”. As creator of The Planet Alzheimer’s Tutorial: 8 Approaches the Arts Can Remodel the Daily life of Your Loved A person and Your Own, Mary’s advocacy proceeds as general public speaker, playwright of Earth A, and in inventive crafting do the job with treatment partners.   

For much more info, pay a visit to:  https://maudesawards.org/2022-awardees/

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