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The Hearthstone Institute focuses on non-pharmacologic approaches that address the challenges, and meet the needs
of people living with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Each customized training is embedded with Hearthstone’s I’m Still Here™ approach which focuses on the whole person with dementia
and our universal goal to destigmatize Alzheimer’s disease.

The Institute offers training options ranging from keynote presentations, to half day introductions, intensive workshops, and complete training programs,.

Organizations that complete the full training program are awarded the distinction of "I'm Still Here Center of Excellence"

Senior staff includes:

    • John Zeisel PhD,
a leading authority on Alzheimer’s, author
      and developer of the I’m Still Here™ approach

    • Michael Skrajner co-developer of the Montessori-inspired   
       Activity Program MAP™ and the use of procedural memory
       learning techniques for persons living with dementia

    • Sue Blackler Vice President–Quality of Care at Hearthstone


Michael Skrajner               Sue Blackler                     Dr. John Zeisel

Find out more about the
The Hearthstone Institute
    • See a listing of our currently scheduled training dates   > click here
    • Bring this exciting training to your organization   > click here
    • The Speakers Bureau   > click here
  This is the place to
find all the materials
you need to jump
start or re-energize
your Montessori
Activity Program.
  Hearthstone Alzheimer Care 130 New Boston St. Suite 103 Woburn MA 01801   1-888-422-CARE wecare@thehearth.org