Nancy Schier Anzelmo, MSG
Co-founder, Treasurer, Educational Director
Nancy Schier Anzelmo, MSG, is a co-founder and Educational Director of Connected Horse and is a widely known, highly regarded gerontologist and Alzheimer’s/dementia care specialist, consultant, speaker, and trainer. As principal and founder of Alzheimer’s Care Associates LLC, she strives to enable her clients to achieve excellence in dementia care. Whether the environment is assisted living, adult day programs, skilled nursing, or home care, Nancy is dedicated to promoting “person-centered” care that offers those with dementia opportunities to grow socially and spiritually and to enjoy enriched and satisfying lives. Nancy’s career spans nearly 20 years and includes a hands-on understanding of senior care marketing, operations, budgeting, program development, planning, and evaluation gained through her staff work in a variety of long-term care settings. She is a faculty member in the Gerontology Department of California State University Sacramento and the Program Forum Professional Training Program Coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association of California.
Nancy holds a master’s degree in Gerontology and has achieved national recognition and awards as a speaker, teacher, and innovator in the field of Alzheimer’s dementia care programming. Currently, she is a board member and education co-chair of the California Assisted Living Association and a member of the American Society on Aging, the Assisted Living Federation of America, and the Gerontological Society of America.