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Person-centered approaches to connect with people with dementia in the moment by Marilynn Larkin, MA

Emerging research confirms the importance of "person-centered care" in maximizing quality of life and well-being for people with dementia. The Journal on Active Aging interviewed three experts who take a person-centered approach to dementia care. Their programs train staff to move beyond structured programming to include meaningful interactions-informed by deep knowledge of the individuals they work with-that take place in the moment, during unstructured time.

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