Conversations with Carmen... A Monthly Webinar 


Friday, November 15, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM CDT

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Marsha Poulsen
Action Pact

Carmen Bowman is  owner of Edu-Catering: Catering Education for Compliance and Culture Change turning her former role of regulator into educator.  Carmen was a Colorado state surveyor for nine years, a policy analyst with CMS Central Office where she taught the national Basic Surveyor Course and was the first certified activity professional to be a surveyor. Carmen has a Master's degree in Healthcare Systems, a Bachelor's in Social Work and German, is a Certified Eden Associate and Eden Mentor, Certified Validation Worker and Group Practitioner.

Carmen co-developed the Artifacts of Culture Change measurement tool and is the author of several Action Pact workbooks.


You too can join the conversations by asking questions of Carmen and her guests. Carmen's smart look at culture change focuses on a wide variety of topics. She brings an insider's view of regulations, and reports on little changes happening in government, in attitude, in practice. Each month she will share culture change news and updates, amusing and heartwarming stories, and interview a guest on a relevant and timely topic.

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  Shedding Light on Dementia for Family, Friends   and Care Givers    

Continuing the conversation on how we can stay in relationship, even when we must “give care” as a family member, friend or caregiver

Final show in our series on creating a good life for persons living with dementia 

HOST:  Carmen Bowman

GUESTS: Megan Hannan, MS & Linda Bump, MPH, RLD

Action Pact consultants

How can we have a relationship with the people we love or care for, who are living with dementia?

We’ll discuss approaches to support daily activities from self care to eating to pursuing leisure.

In our last conversation we detailed the five human needs of comfort, identity, inclusion, attachment and occupation. This show will have a special focus on the human need of occupation. We’ll discuss specific ways and techniques to help persons living with dementia continue as much of their normal, daily occupation as possible.

We encourage communities to invite family members and friends of your residents living with dementia, to join you for this webinar. Make it a party!

For those who support someone living at home with dementia, gather family and friends together for this webinar. 

As always, registration for the webinar allows you to attend the live show and/or to watch the recorded show. Learn at your convenience!

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Carmen's webinars are usually held the second Friday of each month except December, and run about an hour.  

Registration Fee: $89 per site/per show

Fit as many as you can around your computer monitor, or project it on the wall and fill a room.


STEP ONE: Payment

  After completing the payment step, you'll receive a confirmation email with   a link to REGISTRATION (STEP TWO). 

Your payment followed by your registration will allow you to join the live broadcast and/or view it later, at your convenience.