Penny Patnaude

Penny Patnaude is a former caregiver for loved ones with dementia. She is the founder of Caregiver Strategist LLC, a company that specializes in dementia care education and training for families and healthcare professionals responsible for people diagnosed with dementia. Penny’s certifications include Dementia Care Practitioner and Trainer, Consultant, Educator, and Facilitator. Penny holds an MA and BA. She is author of Caregiver Mantra Meditations and is a speaker, wife, mother, and advocate for all caregivers. For more information, visit

Caring for Individuals with Dementia During the Holidays

The holidays can be difficult for residents with dementia, particularly this year. Read More »

Long-Term Memory Effects of COVID-19

New research is discovering memory issues associated with COVID-19 diagnoses. Read More »

Cultures, Stigma and Alzheimer’s

People from around the world continue to hold stigma towards cognitive impairments. Read More »

How To Ease Dementia Behaviors and Tensions During a Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the medical industry and the lives of families, especially those that have loved ones with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Read More »