- Joanne koenig coste
Joanne Koenig Coste is a nationally acclaimed advocate for patients with
Alzheimer's Diseaseand their families. She is the author of "Learning to Speak Alzheimer's" (Houghton-Mifflin) which has been translated into several languages and released internationally. She was named a "Woman to Watch in the 21st Century" by NBC Nightly News, is a recipient of the National Health Heroes Award from "Reader's Digest", and was named Humanitarian of the Year by the Alzheimer's Association. Currently in private practice as an Alzheimer's families therapist, she lectures nationally, teaches at Cambridge College (Boston), is a member of the board of the "American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease," and the President of Alzheimer's Consulting Associates which implements state-of-the-art Alzheimer care throughout the United States.
As an author, lecturer, and consultant, Joanne offers the following services:
Book-signingsPresentations including:- "Habilitation"- The Patient's perspective- Caring for the care partner- Overview of Special Care Units- Learning To Speak Alzheimer'sStaff in-services including:- Habilitation- Team building- Behavior- Communication- AD 101Facility consultations:- Interior design- Exterior design / outdoor spaces- Philosophy development- Policies and proceduresVisiting faculty undergrad and graduate school
Joanne Koenig Coste is also part of the teaching faculty at Cambridge College.
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