We envision a new paradigm of care in which persons diagnosed with dementia are viewed as individuals with lives worth living. Within this new paradigm, abilities, interests and preferences will be respected, encouraged and maximized.
The Center for Applied Research in Dementia presents ideas to help people with dementia live a meaningful and engaging life.
Click the image above to visit our video channel, featuring our 8-minute presentation, "A Different Visit," which has been translated into French, Spanish, Dutch, Italian and German.
We are not helpless in the face of dementia. We can best care for ourselves and our loved ones with dementia by embracing the humanity that exists, and has always existed, within each other.” (Cameron J. Camp, Ph.D., from the Author’s Preface to Hiding the Stranger in the Mirror)