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Erin and Chris Bonitto

Erin Bonitto, Founder & Lead Coach
Chris Bonitto, Co-Founder & LNHA

Dementia Communication Coaching

Leading Age 2010 – Los Angeles

Dementia Communication Coaching to Prevent Behavioral Symptoms

IAHSA 2009 – London

IAHSA 2009 – London

Alzheimer’s Lounge: Interdisciplinary Program for the Real World

Interactive Dementia Education

Interactive Dementia Education

Pre-Conference & Day-Long Workshops

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Engaging Break-Out Sessions

Engaging Break-Out Sessions

Hands-On Dementia Communication Coaching

Hands-On Dementia Communication Coaching

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Dementia Communication Coaching

for Bathing, Showering & ADLs

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Dementia Communication Coaching

for Dining Room & Meal-Time Situations

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Dementia Communication Coaching

Customized Filming & Educational DVDs

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Gemini Consulting
Life Enrichment Systems for Dementia
Erin Bonitto, Founder & Lead Coach

Erin Bonitto is a sought-after speaker, educator and dementia communication coach. The founder of Gemini Consulting, Erin is renowned as the innovator of Life Enrichment Systems for Dementia, a dementia education, programming and skill coaching framework. When Erin is not providing hands-on coaching in Life Enrichment partner communities, she can be found as a popular featured speaker at aging services conferences. Erin’s seminar topics include not only dementia, but sessions for the entire disciplinary team on topics including: Dignity & sensitivity boot camps, dining & dignity, marketing & publicity, innovative activities and more. Often invited back time and again, Erin has been described as a speaker who “can bring tears to your eyes and make you laugh out loud – all within seconds,” all while delivering real-world, nuts and bolts tools that participants can put to use immediately. Care providers across the country have lauded Erin’s down-to-earth style and real-world wisdom.

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Erin and Chris Bonitto

Erin Bonitto, Founder & Lead Coach
Chris Bonitto, Co-Founder & LNHA

“This is THE BEST and most informative session I ever attended at A.A.H.S.A. This type of training will be perfect for my team.”

Leading Age Annual Meeting & Expo – Chicago

“I absolutely loved the hands on, the drawing, the scribbling, the interaction and the role playing! I will be sure to use her ideas when I give my in-services!”

Maine HCA

“Wonderful, engaging presentation with remarkable transferability from teams to CEOS and EDs. Thank you Erin & Chris!”

Leading Age Annual Meeting & Expo – Chicago

“Impressively knowledgeable.”

North Dakota LTCA

“I would have loved to have spent more time with Erin – Bravo!”

Maine HCA

Calendar

  • Jan
    8-9
    2020
    Oak Hills Living Center – New Ulm, MN Dementia Education – MN DHS PIPP Project
  • Jan
    22-24
    2020
    Oak Hills Living Center – New Ulm, MN Buddies Forever Coaching – MN DHS PIPP Project
  • Feb
    12-13
    2020
    Oak Hills Living Center – New Ulm, MN Buddies Forever Dementia Coaching – MN DHS PIPP Project
  • Feb
    19-21
    2020
    Minnesota Veterans Home – Luverne, MN Buddies Forever Dementia Communication Coaching for Urgent Behavioral Situations
  • Feb
    24-25
    2020
    Oak Hills Living Center – New Ulm, MN Dementia Education Filming – MN DHS PIPP Project
  • Mar
    25-27
    2020
    Minnesota Veterans Home – Luverne, MN Buddies Forever Dementia Communication Coaching for Evening & Sundowning Situations
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  • Apr
    2-3
    2020
    Lakewood Care Center – Baudette, MN Dementia Education Filming – MN DHS PIPP Project
  • Apr
    8
    2020
    Joint Provider Surveyor Training – Topeka, KS
    KHCA, LeadingAge KS, KACE
    ‘Behavior’ Prevention, Antipsychotic Reduction and Culture Transformation through Impactful Dementia Education and Skill-Based Dementia Communication Coaching
  • Apr
    9
    2020
    Joint Provider Surveyor Training – Wichita, KS
    KHCA, LeadingAge KS, KACE
    ‘Behavior’ Prevention, Antipsychotic Reduction and Culture Transformation through Impactful Dementia Education and Skill-Based Dementia Communication Coaching
  • Apr
    15-16
    2020
    Oak Hills Living Center – New Ulm, MN Coach-the-Coach – Buddies Forever – MN DHS PIPP Project
  • Apr
    22-24
    2020
    Lakewood Care Center – Baudette, MN Buddies Forever Coaching – MN DHS PIPP Project
  • Apr
    30
    2020
    Alzheimer’s Association – Iowa Chapter
    2020 Brainworks Conference
    Keynote: ‘I Already Told You… Don’t You Remember? Understanding Memory Loss, Dementia & Dementia Communication
    Breakout: Creating Genuine Social Connection:  Examples from the FireFly Program for Dementia
  • May
    5-7
    2020
    DLakewood Care Center – Baudette, MN Buddies Forever Coaching – MN DHS PIPP Project
  • May
    12
    2020
    Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates – Nisswa, MN Keynote: ‘I Already Told You… Don’t You Remember?’: Understanding Memory Loss, Dementia & Dementia Communication
    Breakout: Creating Genuine Social Connection: The FireFly Program for Dementia

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