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Senior Vice President, Memory Care and Programming

Sunrise Senior Living Inc

Direct Phone: (703) ***-****       

Email: r***@***.com

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Sunrise Senior Living Inc

7902 Westpark Dr

Mc Lean, Virginia 22102

United States

Company Description

MCLEAN, Va., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. (NYSE: SRZ) today announced that it will host a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss its financial results for the first-quarter 2012. Mar ... more

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Employment History

Senior Vice President of Memory Care and Program Services

MD For Seniors


Board of Trustees Member
Validation Training Institute Inc

Founding Member
North American Validation Association

Co-Chair of the Education Committee and An Advisory Board Member
Alzheimer's Family Assistance Center



The University of Pennsylvania


University of Pennsylvania



Nursing Leadership and Management

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

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Senior Citizen Housing | Sunrise Senior Living [cached]

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Conference - Georgia Senior Living Association [cached]

Rita Altman, RN, MSN, Senior Vice President, Memory Care & Program Services, Sunrise Senior Living "Empathetic Approaches to Behavioral Expression"

The nursery is just one of ... [cached]

The nursery is just one of several areas in the Sunrise centers designed to engage residents, said Rita Altman, senior vice president of memory care for Sunrise, which has facilities in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. There are also art centers, offices, gardens and kitchens where residents may find familiar objects from their past.

Altman said the nurseries tend to attract residents who have an instinct to care for babies. Some people, she said, may not be able to talk anymore but still find a sense of security with the dolls. "You can read it in their body language when they pick up the doll," she said.

6 Ways to Help Your Aging Parent Move to a New Place - Lake Oconee Boomers [cached]

For seniors moving to an apartment, "try to model it after their home," said Rita Altman, vice president of memory care and program services at Sunrise Senior Living.

"They might get a calendar and see a musical program they would love," Altman said.

Rita Altman, R.N. is the ... [cached]

Rita Altman, R.N. is the vice president of memory care and programming at Sunrise Senior Living, which operates many residential communities for seniors across the U.S., as well as in Canada and the United Kingdom. Altman recently wrote a blog for the Huffington Post describing the amazing power of music and its role in Sunrise's Alzheimer's and Memory Care program. She recalls witnessing phenomena, such as patients "who can no longer speak in a full sentence, but still can sing an entire song" or have "advanced memory loss [but] beautifully play an entire piece on a piano" (Altman).

Filed under: Conditions and Disorders, Mental Illness, Recovery, Research · Tags: alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's Foundation of America, Alzheimer's, American Music Therapy Association, dementia, Gladys Wilson, healing, memory, mental illness, music, music & memory, Naomi Feil, psychotherapy, Rita Altman, therapy, Validation Therapy

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