About Us

Serving Northern Virginia 

and the D.C. metro area

Founded in 2017, Dementia Care Connections 

offers support services to family caregivers and care professionals by providing education, consultations, in-home activity visits, training, and care resources needed to improve and maintain the quality of life for individuals living with dementia.

 

Our approach focuses on cognitive engagement, promoting social interactions, advocating for a loved one's care, and empowering families so they can make the best choices.

...and we're growing!

Coming Soon to Kansas City 

Spring 2020

Meet Our Team

Nicole McMonigle Knight

Founder, Dementia Care Connections

Certified Dementia Practitioner

Memory Cafe Facilitator

Nicole has over 20 years of experience working in healthcare, including 12 years in the field of aging and 8 years directly in dementia care in memory care communities throughout the D.C. metro area. Prior to transitioning into memory care, she worked in hospice, pharmacy care, and completed a field study in physical therapy. 

 

Nicole serves on the community action teams for Dementia Friendly America Herndon and Dementia Friendly Alexandria. She is also a Fairfax Area Agency on Aging 50+ Community Ambassador, Alexandria Senior Ambassador, support group facilitator for the Alzheimer's Association, and memory cafe facilitator.

"As a former family caregiver, I understand the complexity involved in navigating care options

 and resources. It can be quite overwhelming and 

oftentimes, support and guidance is needed each step of the way."

Liz Anderson

Registered Dance Movement Therapist

Certified Dementia Practitioner

Liz has an extensive background working over 18 years facilitating creative therapy groups in a variety of settings including hospitals, inpatient psychiatric units, outpatient clinics, and private settings nationwide.

 

Liz is experienced in individualized and group counseling, yoga therapy, dance movement therapy, music and art therapy, creative journaling, recreation therapy, and spirituality groups. She has a passion for working with older adults, veterans, and individuals living with memory impairment. 

Aislyn Epperson

Activities Professional 

Memory Cafe Facilitator

Aislyn has worked in a variety of healthcare settings over the years working with older adults as well as directly in a memory care community in Northern Virginia. Her experience includes in-home cognitive engagement, client outings, and using art and music to connect with those living with memory impairment. She regularly collaborates with local aging life care managers and partnering home care agencies as part of a full care team approach to better serve our clients. 

 

Aislyn facilitates the Arlington Memory Cafe held monthly at Rock Spring Church in Arlington, Virginia.

Mailing Address:

Dementia Care Connections

3601 Pickett Rd #2158

Fairfax, VA 22031

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