Person-Centered Care for Dementia: Update for Direct Care Providers & Families

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 3:00pm

Location: Prairie Star's Event Center at Meadowlark

Meadowlark Special Programs is excited to offer an education opportunity presented by Natalie Douglas, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, titled Person-Centered Care for Dementia: Update for Direct Care Providers and Families on Wednesday, Sept. 28, in Prairie Star’s Event Center at Meadowlark. Dr. Douglas will offer two sessions for her presentation: 10 a.m. for Meadowlark employees and resident families; and 3 p.m. for Meadowlark employees and Meadowlark Special Programs participants, which includes Meadowlark Memory Program and Meadowlark Parkinson’s Program.

Dr. Douglas is a professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Central Michigan University and an editor for the Adults section of the Informed SLP. She has spent the last 20 years supporting people living with dementia, aphasia, and other communication disorders through clinical practice, quality improvement projects, teaching, and research. As a speech-language pathologist, she specializes in improving access to the ability to communicate one’s feelings, preferences, and needs to support relationships. To this end, she is currently engaging in work related to pragmatic clinical trials and learning health systems.

If you have questions about this opportunity, please contact Michelle Haub, Special Programs Leader, at (785) 323-3899. To learn more a bout Meadowlark’s Special Programs, visit