The Montessori Alzheimer Center is the Authorized Canadian Licensee of the Center for Applied Research in Dementia 

Their Director of Research & Development – Cameron J. Camp, PhD. – is the Originator of the Montessori Method Adapted for the Cognitively Impaired….

Our Mission

Our mission is based on the principles of the Montessori Method: Working with the preserved abilities of the person with the disease to maintain or regain the gestures of daily living. Provide choices to allow the person to still…

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Memory Cafes

Memory Cafes ( by Zoom ) – Free of…

Individual – Non-Certified Program

Abridged Version – Montessori Method Adapted for the Cognitively…

Group Training Within the Same Establishment

Montessori Method Adapted for the Cognitively Impaired – Group…

Individual – Certified Training

Montessori Method Adapted for the Cognitively Impaired – Individual…

What Clients Say

“I had the great privilege to attend a training given by Mr. Marc Norris on the Montessori method applied to the accompaniment of people suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s. What a revelation it was for me, as well as a great relief, to learn how the philosophy of Maria Montessori could be applied to the care of…

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CULTURE CHANGE in DEMENTIA CARE

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The Montessori method adapted for the cognitively impaired – a method based on rehabilitation and adaptive techniques – provides the nexus between the perception of the person living with dementia and the reality of that person. Recognizing the whole person and working to bring out the very best in them is what helps people living…

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Resolve Responsive Behaviors

Resolve Responsive Behaviors

Resolve Responsive Behaviors by Finding Out ‘Why?’:  A look at the Impact of the Montessori Method on Seniors with Responsive Behaviors Scientific research has shown that responsive behaviors seen in people living with dementia are caused, in large part, by unmet needs. Here’s a perfect example: Mrs. Harrison (not her real name) lives in a…

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So Many AHA! Moments and Great Takeaways

So Many AHA! Moments and Great Takeaways

We just wrapped up another Intensive Group Training Session on the Montessori Method Adapted for the Cognitively Impaired and there was so much energy and excitement in the group, we’ve just got to tell you about it. When this group of professionals and caregivers first got together everyone shared  stories about their own experiences –…

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The Value of Observation in Memory Care

The Value of Observation in Memory Care

Dementia: The reasons why the Montessori Method adapted for the Cognitively Impaired works so well. Whenever I hear the phrase ‘Montessori Method’ I immediately think of the Montessori school that’s not far from my house. It’s in a lovely natural setting with lots of trees and fields, flowers and wide open spaces. The building is…

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Benefits of Using Montessori-Alzheimer Method

Benefits of Using the Montessori-Alzheimer Method

One of the objectives of all Montessori Alzheimer Centre trainings is to increase stability, loyalty and commitment on the part of staff members by providing a humanizing and creative environment for the cognitively impaired and their caregivers. This, in turn, will promote greater staff satisfaction and productivity. At the Montessori Alzheimer Centre, we are committed…

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Current Approach vs. Montessori Approach

At the Montessori Alzheimer Center, we are committed to giving you proven, functional strategies and tactics to resolve – among other things – the communication difficulties and confusing behaviors often experienced by caregivers, practitioners and those with Alzheimer’s disease. All of our programs are geared to implementing person-centered approaches to care. Take a look at…

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