Monthly Archives: August 2017

From the Chicago housing projects to the presidency, Dr. Shelton’s story of resiliency

August 23, 2017
Posted in Our Thoughts
Chicago train crossing Wells street bridge

At the College Accelerated Summit on August 8, 2017, which was geared toward CEOs, law enforcement administrators, and directors of educational programs, DNI Executive Director Charlita Shelton discussed her upbringing in Chicago’s housing projects to holding a college presidency. Most…
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Communicating and interacting with people with dementia

August 17, 2017
Posted in Our Thoughts
Caregivers and nurses must learn to live within the “real world” of dementia patients, not vice versa.

“The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.” This quote from author Tony Robbins perfectly describes the goal that Dr. Rita Armstrong DNP would like more nurses and caregivers to take into…
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