Resources

The following organizations and individuals make valuable contributions to seniors and those caring for them. For more information on any of them, click the title below.

Cindy Keith, RN, BS, Certified Dementia Practitioner and owner of M.I.N.D. in Memory Care, consults with families nationwide who struggle to care for a loved one with dementia. She is the author of “Love, Laughter, & Mayhem – Caregiver Survival Manual For Living With A Person With Dementia,” as well as “Love, Laughter, & Mayhem In Eldercare Facilities: The Master Key For Dementia Training.” To encourage better care in facilities, Cindy created a staff dementia training video and an ebook for hair stylists who work with people with dementia. Cindy is also a highly acclaimed nationwide conference and seminar speaker, and her passion for helping families better care for their loved ones, as well as themselves, is evident in all her works. Visit her website at www.mindinmemorycare.com to access a wealth of free information about living with a loved one with dementia.

Dr. Arkin’s research has shown substantial benefits to seniors from a program of language-enriched exercise. She is a practicing psychologist in the Tucson area; information on her practice and how to contact her are available here.

“Language-Enriched Exercise Plus Socialization Slows Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer’s Disease – Sharon Arkin, 2007”