‘Just shoot me!’ – A Validation Method Short Story

Editor’s Note: The following short story was submitted to VTI by Scott Averill, CEO and co-owner of three Kansas-based older adult communities: Brookside Retirement Community (Overbrook), Wellsville Retirement Community (Wellsville) and The Fields of Brookside (a memory care home that offers a safe environment for six residents living with dementia). A few months ago, you […]

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VTI Launching Monthly (Free) Online Validation Support Group

Validation Teacher Olga Lavault is partnering with VTI to offer a monthly support group for Validation practitioners worldwide. Are you using Validation and having difficulties? Are you feeling alone in your efforts to use Validation? Are you seeking inspiration in your work with older adults experiencing disorientation? To help address these concerns and more, Validation […]

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Thank You for Supporting ‘I Validate to Connect’!

The 2016 “I Validate to Connect” campaign officially ended on Oct. 15. This was VTI’s first fundraising/advocacy campaign, and a chance for you (our supporters) to show you value Validation as a means for caregivers to connect with older adults experiencing dementia/disorientation. In 2015, supporters helped VTI raise approximately $50,000 to support the hiring of […]

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