Welcome to our Blog!

We want to create a space for people whose lives are affected by dementia to meet one another, learn from one another, and to share their story. In doing so, we hope that a sense of hope and empowerment will be found.


On this blog, you can expect:

  • Stories from care partners who are caring for a loved one – lessons learned and hardships overcome

  • Encouragement and suggestions from professionals who are versed in self-care tools and strategies

  • Stories from care providers who are striving to deliver person centred care in formalized settings

  • Information from service providers who are working to make the journey easier for people who are affected by dementia

  • Information on important resources that can help in the delivery of care

  • Practical and creative ideas that can be easily implemented in care

Do you know the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s? Have you or someone you know ever said, “dementia is a form of Alzheimer’s?” Well, you’re not alone! It’s actually very common for people to confuse the two terms and use them interchangeably. In fact, 60-70%...

April 25, 2019

True Doors are unique, they provide character, and they help engage residents in way-finding and showcasing their identity and promoting a sense of home. 

True Doors are an affordable, easy to install door decal that can engage residents and staff, community and stude...

April 4, 2019

New partnership between Planetree International and Person Centred Universe to make waves in Person Centred dementia care across the globe.

Two leaders in Dementia Care and Person Centred Care come together to change the face of dementia care and those living in organiz...

March 21, 2019

Ashley King is the co-founder of Person Centred Universe, and Certified Dementia Care Mapper from Bradford University in the UK and having worked her entire adult life in care settings, she understands that it isn’t easy to move a whole organization toward person centr...

March 5, 2019

In this day and age of our busy lives, schedules, kids, sports, work and trying to get time to exercise too, it makes sense to make things as easy as possible.  Not to mention the fact that the old expression means “getting back to basics” in our busy lives really mean...

February 21, 2019

"Dear Mom,

You are the best dementia fighter I know. Dementia doesn’t define you, it’s just (a small) part of your story. Your love and determination to live life, your best life, make that so.  But even the best fighter has a bad day here and there. Even Muhammad Ali l...

December 19, 2018

Getting a good night's rest can be challenging at the best of times, the holiday season being no exception. In order to be able to make the most of our days however, we need a good night's rest. This proves to be a challenge to many people, especially people living wit...

December 14, 2018

Want to Stimulate Wonderful Memories this Holiday?

'Music can lift us out of depression or move us to tears - it is a remedy, a tonic, orange juice for the ear. But for many of my neurological patients, music is even more - it can provide access, even when no medication...

December 12, 2018

Finding the perfect gift for your loved ones who are living with dementia can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be! Christmas is a time for giving and most importantly a time to spend with family. But seeing as we don’t always have the luxury of being a...

December 7, 2018

True Doors started off as an art project about ‘feeling at home’ and personalizing front doors. Today, this simple, yet effective idea has evolved into a person-centred approach to help nursing home residents with dementia recognize their home, show their personalities...

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Meet Ashley King and Daphne Noonan!


Ashley is a compassionate and driven individual who is a strong advocate for Person Centred and holistic approaches in the aging-care field.


Daphne is extremely passionate about working in the field of aging and more specifically in contributing to the process of enabling older adults to grow old with dignity and honor.

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