A Soulful Approach to Dementia Care

A Soulful Approach to Dementia Care

A Soulful Approach to Dementia CareA Soulful Approach to Dementia Care

About the Author

Miekka Zanders

Miekka Zanders is a social worker and nursing home administrator, with a passion for improving quality of life.  It is this deep-rooted passion that has led her on a journey to explore quality dementia care. 


Over the past 10 years, Miekka has worked with residents, team members and families in multiple long-term care communities to improve understanding and communication for those with dementia.  


She is currently the Executive Director of the Legacy Lodge at Jackson Hole, an assisted and independent living community in Jackson, Wyoming. While not a memory care facility, Miekka and her team work hard to ensure that individuals with cognitive impairments enjoy the same sense of love and belonging as the other residents.