MC5 Regional Meetings – March 2014

Visit the Missouri Coalition Celebrating Care Continuum Change (MC5) website at

Customer Service: Beyond a Warm Welcome

Location:  Lenoir Woods, LSS, Nifong Hall, 3710 South Lenoir St., Columbia.

RSVP to Beth at or 573-443-5823.

Caring for Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease in a Culture Change World

Presented by Alzheimer’s Association Heart of America Chapter, Education Director Michelle Niedens.

Location:  Methodist Church, The Celebration Center, 1701 W. 32nd, Sedalia.

RSVP to Kathy Ray-Smith at, 800-748-7826, or 660-747-3107.

Enhancing Communication:  Dealing with challenging “behaviors” and the principles of person-centered care

Presented by Alzheimer’s Association Northwest Region Dementia Care Specialist Brenda Gregg.

Location:  East Hills Library, 502 North Woodbine Rd., St. Joseph.

RSVP to Karen Fletchall at or 660-562-3515; or Freda Miller at or 660-822-6209.

Creating Well-Being for Those Who Live with Dementia:  Alternatives to Medication Use Webinar Series

Webinar #2:  Seeing & Relating to the Whole Person

Would you like to provide your staff with high quality training from world-renowned experts, but just can’t afford it?  Now you can!  MC5 and Primaris have teamed up to bring you the six part webinar series developed by Dr. Al Power and The Eden Alternative.  Each meeting will include one of the hour-long webinars, followed by a learning session led by Primaris Program Manager Judy Halley, RN-BC, LNHA.

Location:  Council of Churches, 627 North Glenstone Ave., Springfield.


Music & Memory

Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments Assistant Administrator Matt Arthaud will present video clips that demonstrate the benefits of personalized music for individuals with dementia.  The soon to be public documentary Alive Inside and the Music & Memory program will also be discussed.  The presentation will be followed by a brief Learning Circle training and discussion. Please view the flyer here:  MC5 North Central 03-13-14

Location:  BTC Bank, 400 West Business 36, Chillicothe

RSVP to Judy Bagley at, or call 660-748-4407.

  • March 14, 2014:  East

Words Hurt:  How Using Culture Change Language Improves Care

Presented by Lutheran Senior Services Director of Performance Improvement Joan Devine.

Location:  Brentwood Community Center, Rm. 104, 2502 S. Brentwood Blvd., Brentwood.

Please RSVP by calling 314-432-3422.

Using MDS 3.0 as an Engine for High Quality Individualized Care

MC5 East Central and Primaris Learning Collaborative

Please view the flyer here: MC5 East Central 03-18-14

Primaris Program Manager Nursing Home Services Alexis Roam, MSN, RN, will facilitate monthly meetings.

Location:  The Centre, 1200 Holloway St., Rolla.

RSVP to Mary Ehrenreich at or 314-801-0462; or Tracy Rosenow at or 573-265-3271.

For more information about these regional meetings, please visit the Missouri Coalition Celebrating Care Continuum Change (MC5) website at