Nancy Schier Anzelmo & Paula Hertel of Connected Horse
Episode 24: The Power of the Human - Horse Connection.
Connected Horse offers human-animal connection, engagement and understanding through its innovative workshops and research which encourage and support individuals living with dementia diagnoses, care partners and professionals.
Our work is solely focused on the relationship between people and horses. Through our equine-guided workshops, we are supporting people affected by dementia and their caregivers. www.connectedhorse.com
Nancy is a co-founder and Educational Director of Connected Horse and is a widely known, highly regarded gerontologist and Alzheimerʼs/dementia care specialist, consultant, speaker and trainer. As principal and founder of Alzheimerʼs Care Associates LLC, she strives to enable her clients to achieve excellence in dementia care. Whether the environment is assisted living, adult day programs, skilled nursing or home care, Nancy is dedicated to promoting “person-centered” care that offers those with dementia opportunities to grow socially and spiritually and to enjoy enriched and satisfying lives.
Paula is a co-founder and President of Connected Horse, and she has spent the last 25 years focused on improving service delivery systems for elders in need of care and services through consulting projects and executive management positions. She has broad experience in senior housing and assisted living operations, staff training, regulatory compliance, new program development and family and community needs. She is the founder of Senior Living Consult and co-founder of The ElderHub and provides consulting services to organizations and individuals in need of operational and strategic direction regarding elder care
services and program development.