Daughterhood Nationwide Virtual Meeting

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Understanding Strength Based Dementia Care

We invite you to join us virtually on Thursday, December 16th at 4 PM PT/7 PM ET for a special Daughterhood nationwide virtual meeting, “Understanding Strength Based Dementia Care” live on Zoom from San Diego, California with guest Judy Cornish, creator of “The DAWN Method®” 

All current, former, future, and potential caregivers are welcome! Advance registration is required, and the Zoom meeting information will be sent by email upon registration.

Judy Cornish is an author, founder of the Dementia & Alzheimer’s Wellbeing Network (DAWN®), creator of the DAWN Method® and retired elder law attorney. Her two books (The Dementia Handbook and Dementia With Dignity) take person-centered dementia care from theory to practice by identifying the skills not lost to dementia. Through DAWN, Judy provides counseling, private classes and an online video program for families and home caregivers. Her goal is to help families learn how to truly support their loved ones and enjoy more companionship as they live with dementia.

Daughterhood San Diego

In September 2015, two San Diego senior care experts joined forces to bring a cherished concept to life. Christine Lee (Casa Companion Homecare Solutions) and Karen Van Dyke (Senior Care By Design) were already serving San Diego’s seniors, their families and their caregivers when they decided they wanted to do more. They discovered Daughterhood.org, the brainchild of Anne Tumlinson, a Washington D.C.-based author, consultant, and aging expert. Anne’s experience with aging in the public, private and personal sectors inspired her to create a national resource to help families care for loved ones. With Anne’s support and blessing, Christine and Karen launched Daughterhood’s first local Circle.  Now in its sixth year, the Daughterhood San Diego circle has which has been sustaining and strengthening San Diego caregivers ever since. Daughterhood San Diego’s monthly meetings are a blend of community support and resource sharing.  


Anne Tumlinson, founder of Daughterhood, has spent the last two decades working on improving how America cares for its frailest, most vulnerable older adults. She lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband two children and canine consultant, Sofie.

Founded in early 2015, Daughterhood’s mission is to support and build confidence in women who are managing their parents’ care. The daughterhood blog, website and social media links connect care managers to resources and a wholly unique perspective on our health and elder care systems. Through her writing and curation of resources, Daughterhood’s founder, Anne Tumlinson, coaches women and men to insist on excellent care and a meaningful experience for their parents.