Rita Altman, Senior Vice President of Memory Care and Programming for Sunrise Senior Living, has more than 30 years of nursing experience including nursing education, staff development training and intergenerational programming, as well as management in childcare, adult day care, assisted living and skilled nursing settings. Rita is one of eight Validation Masters worldwide and studied under Naomi Feil, who developed the Validation Method.
Rita has received her BSN from the University of Pennsylvania and MSN in Nursing Leadership and Management from The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
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