Melody Karick, Director of Meadow View Memory Care at Garden Spot Village is a Personal Home Care Administrator, Certified Dementia Practitioner, and Montessori Dementia Care Professional. She was personally trained by Teepa Snow and is a Trainer, Coach, Consultant and Engagement Leader through Positive Approach to Care. She is a Dementia Friendly Lancaster Board Member and Business Educator. Melody’s most valuable training was being the sole care partner for her father living with Vascular Dementia in her home with her husband and four children for eight years. Melody advocates for people living with dementia by training practical support techniques and the importance of relationships and maintaining normalcy in community, living each day with purpose and focusing on the strengths of each person who is living with a dementia.