By Vicki de Klerk-Rubin I knock on Mrs. Fowler’s apartment door, knowing that she hates me. Well, not me but she hates that she needs help. Mrs. Fowler is 87 years old and what I would call, Maloriented. She’s oriented to time and place; she knows who I am (most of the time), but she […]
Q&A with New Validation Support Group Leader
Editor’s Note: The Validation Training Institute (VTI) will offer a free, monthly online “Validation Support Group” that starts on Feb. 22 (5 p.m. PST, 8 p.m. EST). Today, we’ll meet Validation Teacher Odile “Olga” Lavault, who will be leading that group. For more information on the group, see the Validation Support Group announcement, or e-mail Validation Training […]
#IValidate2Connect: Will You Help Us Reach $5,000 Today?
DONATE TODAY AT: https://www.generosity.com/medical-fundraising/2016-i-validate-to-connect-campaign–2/x/13057744 Validation makes a difference. Just ask G. Michael Leader, CEO of Country Meadows Retirement Communities. “Validation has allowed our caregivers to connect with and better understand our residents,” Mr. Leader told VTI. “Caregiver stress is lowered, and our caregivers trained in Validation feel they have more tools with which to navigate difficult […]
Caregivers: Act Now to Win a Presentation with Naomi Feil!
There are just two days left to participate in our “Caregiver Chew & Chat Week,” which started Saturday and runs until this Friday, Sept. 30. The week is one of the main events of VTI’s first “I Validate to Connect” fundraising campaign, which ends Oct. 15. If you are a Validation supporter, take a little time to “chew” […]
‘I Validate to Connect’ Campaign Gets Rollin’; Chew & Chat Week Kicks Off
The “I Validate to Connect“(#IValidate2Connect) campaign launched last week, and we are off to a wonderful start thanks to our generous supporters. So far, we’ve raised more than $2,000! These donations will be used as seed money for a controlled study on the Validation Method that will help us to show that Validation improves the quality of life for older […]
Getting to Know…Validation Presenter Stacey Hand
UPDATE (Sept. 26, 2016): The ‘Worker’ course mentioned in this article has been re-scheduled from Oct. 3 to a date to be determined. Once we have determined the new date, we will update all interested parties. Thanks! Editor’s Note: The Validation Training Institute (VTI)—in partnership with Alzheimer’s Orange County—will offer a “Validation Internet-Supported Level I ‘Worker’ Course” […]