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Lisa Ost-Beikmann is a Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer and is also a member of the Kansas Partnership to Improve Dementia Care working with CMS to reduce the use of anti-psychotropic drugs. Lisa served from June 2013 thru April 2016 as the Education Outreach Trustee for NAAP (National Association of Activity Professionals) and thru the state and national organizations she strives to provide dementia patients alternative care. Lisa has developed a true passion for finding ways to assist individuals with dementia have a higher quality of life. She is continuously gaining education thru seminars and conferences which she then focuses on sharing with all aspects of Dementia Care throughout the U.S.A.

Lisa first began working in the long-term care setting while in high school as a Certified Nurses Aid. After working in customer related positions, she returned to her hometown and first employer to take over as the Activity Director.  Lisa worked for five years building the program, getting her MEPAP certification thru NCCAP and NAAPCC.  She has volunteered at the annual conference for the Kansas Activity Directors Association and quickly became involved in the National Association of Activity Professionals upon joining their organization.  Lisa was the Kansas State contact for a year and then became the Education Outreach Trustee for NAAP.  She was responsible for Lunch & Learn webinars held bi-monthly.  She also coordinated the mid-year NAAP Education Summit.  Lisa feels very fortunate to have met so many individuals in this field that have assisted and guided her in her true passion.

“As a Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer, it is my goal to help professionals learn how to provide quality care for their residents.”

Lisa Ost-Beikmann
ACC/EDU, CAEd, CADDCT, AC-BC/EDU, CDP