Retired, Life Enrichment Director
Rocky Knoll Healthcare Center
Random Lake, Wisconsin – United States
Deb Jacoby has worked in the geriatric field providing Recreation Therapy on Memory Care Units or to People suffering from Alzheimer's Disease & other Dementias for the past 39 years. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse. Deb is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS), a Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) a Board Certified-Activity Professional (BC-AP)l, along with a Dementia Specialist Designation in Wisconsin.
Deb continues to try new & innovative ways to enhance the quality of life for those living with dementia as well as their families. She was instrumental in gaining a grant in 2012 being the first facility to bring the Music & Memory program to Wisconsin. Deb has also worked on using aroma therapy and began creating a Triobike program at her facility over the past year. She is currently working with Jeff Leismer on gathering data using the VibeTech Machine with people dealing with Memory Loss.
Tuesday, November 5
2:52 PM – 3:00 PM