Krissy Wuerdeman, Certified Validation Teacher and Dementia Practitioner
Krissy Wuerdeman has been engaged full-time in the healthcare industry since 2014, working with Alzheimer’s and dementia residents at a large assisted living facility in Burlington, MA. She holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in business, and prior to beginning her work in the memory care field she held several key positions in business administration for a number of prominent US corporations.
In 2013, Krissy began acquiring certifications to provide memory enrichment therapies for adults with symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia diagnoses. She is currently one of only a handful of health care professionals in New England who is certified in the Validation Method, which is a proven and very successful method of working with memory-impaired individuals. Krissy is also a Certified Dementia Practitioner, and holds certifications in the following Integrative Energy Programs: Reiki Master of Masters Usui System, Stillpoint Intuitive Energy Healing, Holistic Nursing Healing Touch™ Program I, and AromaTouch® Technique.
In her work, Krissy has received numerous accolades from families of loved ones living with dementia for effectively using both Validation and Intuitive techniques, which has had a significant impact on the quality of life for these families. Her remarkable work has profoundly improved the relationships within these families by bringing a sense of understanding and renewed meaning to their lives.
Krissy currently provides both individual and group support sessions to dementia clients and their families, and also facilitates family support groups throughout the New England area. She lives in Hollis, NH with her husband and their two children.