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From our Team

We'd like to provide an overview of current, and upcoming sections in our newsletter this year. We're looking forward to expanding the information we deliver on different topics and providing relevant and important information for you.

Here is an overview of our regular newsletter features for 2022: 

  • From our Team: current updates regarding OAR & MCAR changes, provider call summaries, service highlights, and any timely news related to adult foster care homes 
  • Ask Alyssa: Common questions, issues, and topics including requirements and compliance, abuse prevention, recordkeeping/documentation, management, and screening
  • Message from Matt: Articles about self-care, caregiver advice, and best practices in dementia care 
  • Isaac’s Insights: Tips and advice related to building requirements, permits, and fire and life safety

Message from Matt 


We want to continue to share stories and lessons about dementia care.

I authored a blog article about an important lesson I learned while doing dishes with former resident, Stanley*. Please click below to read the story about what valuable lessons Stanley taught me.

Click here to read What Stanley Knows

*name has been changed

"There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who currently are caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers." 

- Rosalyn Carter

Pre-Service Dementia Training


Pre-Service Dementia Training is required training for all licensees and staff working in an APD-licensed adult foster care home in Oregon.

Our training has been approved for all AFHs in Oregon.

This is a self-paced, on-demand, 2.5 hour Pre-Service Dementia Training. Register below. Once you register, you can start the training as soon as you're ready. 

Register for Pre-Service Dementia Training

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