Research

Hospice of the Valley, Phoenix, Arizona: Study of MBDC effectiveness with family caregivers, part of Medicare funded research study. Fall 2014.

Sutter Health California Pacific Medical Center Brain Health Center: Study of MBDC effectiveness with family caregivers. October 2014 – May 2015

California State University, Stanislaus, School of Social Work:  Study of MBDC effectiveness with mixed group of family caregivers and professional care providers, using teletraining technology; January 2014 – December 2014.

UCSF, Institute for Health and Aging & School of Nursing:  2-year study of the effectiveness of the Presence Care Mindfulness-Based Dementia Care training in long-term care settings; July 2013-June 2015; funded by California State Department of Public Health Alzheimer’s Disease Program.

Trainings

University of Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Ann Arbor, MI; 6-week MBDC training; April-June & October-November 2014.

Center for Living Forward, Modesto, CA; 6-week MBDC training for family caregivers and professional care providers. March-April 2014. CEU’s available.

Parkinson’s Caregiver Support Group, Lakeside Park Senior Community, Oakland, CA; Mindfulness-Based Facilitation; first Thursday of every month, 1:30-3pm.

Insight Meditation Central Valley & Spiritual Competency Resource Center, Modesto, CA; Mindfulness-Based Care Daylong; June 17, 2013.

Catholic Charities San Carlos Adult Day Services, San Carlos, CA; Mindfulness-Based Care; Feb-May 2013.

UCSF OSHER Center for Integrative Medicine, San Francisco, CA – Mindfulness-Based Dementia Care (MBDC) 8-week program for caregivers and health care providers. 2012-2013. CEU’s available.