Karen Tyrell, is a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP); a Certified Professional Consultant on Aging (CPCA) as well as a Certified Dementia Care Provider (CDCP).
With her extensive front-line experience working with seniors, Karen developed a passion for supporting those who are affected by dementia as well as their caregivers.
In 2009 Karen was compelled to create her company Personalized Dementia Solutions Inc., to share her expertise and practical solutions as a Dementia Consultant and Educator to better support families, corporations and frontline staff.
- Karen is the author of the book, “Cracking the Dementia Code - Creative Solutions to Cope with Changed Behaviours”.
- She is also the co-creator of the “Dementia Caregiver Solutions” App found in the App Store.
- She published a Therapeutic Colouring & Activity Book for Older Adults, for those affected by dementia.
- And more recently, has created the online dementia designation training program called, CDCP – which is also a community for those who are passionate about delivering quality person-centred dementia care.
Karen facilitates regular monthly family caregiver support groups and works one-on-one with families to provide emotional support and practical creative solutions to help alleviate everyday challenges associated with dementia.
Last but not least, Karen is also very proud of her involvement as part of the development team for the first true Canadian Dementia Village in Langley, BC.