Rachelle L. Blough C.T.R.S., C.D.P.
I’m a Certified Recreational Therapist, Certified Dementia Practitioner and Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer with the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP).
I’ve paired my two passions – helping older adults and teaching – to create a series of memory care and life enrichment courses for caregivers and senior living communities. More than 1,000 participants have taken part in my courses within classrooms and conference settings. My lessons go beyond the lecture, and I incorporate an interactive style that engages participants and encourages the group to share stories and experiences in a way that is fun and approachable.
Since 1995, I’ve immersed myself in the senior living world, working in various aspects of senior living, from skilled nursing to assisted living. I’ve held various roles from activities and sales, to operations and regional/corporate-level positions, including: