Doreen Coulson Putnam is a Certified Dementia Practitioner in private practice, with national and international certification. During her 25+ years of experience in the dementia field, she has been the Director of Education for a chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, Director of an adult day, memory-care program, and Senior Director of 10 assisted living, memory care communities in New England.
Ms. Putnam has been a caregiver as well. Her mother had vascular dementia as a result of three strokes and she was the primary caregiver for her father and her father-in-law. Her husband was diagnosed with MCI – Mild Cognitive Impairment and died of a TBI - Traumatic Brain Injury, both brain impairments.
DCPutnam Consulting, her Alzheimer’s/dementia consulting firm, originated [DP1] in 2014. Since its inception, she has educated the general public, as well as thousands of patients, family caregivers, and professional caregivers in the health care industry. She has been honored to present at local, state, and national conferences.
Ms. Putnam is committed to assisting and educating caregivers through facilitating support groups, offering certification training for health care providers, and consulting with individual families. Her goal is to provide pertinent dementia education and support services for dementia caregivers and those they care for each and every day.