Christine Kennard

Psychiatric nurse and author

Expertise

Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Aging

Education

University of Keele

Highlights

I've seen first-hand how Alzheimer's disease and dementia devastate patients and families alike. I hope to empower people to navigate these life-changing conditions with dignity and hope.

— Christine Kennard

Experience

Christine Kennard is a former writer for Verywell Health who covered Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Credentialed in the United Kingdom as a general health nurse (RGN), mental health nurse (RMN), and community psychiatric nurse (CPN), Kennard has worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, clinics, private homes, and charitable organizations, in addition to specialist forensic and brain injuries units. As a nurse, she focuses on helping people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia and their caregivers to preserve patients' quality of life. She is the author of "Alzheimer's Disease: An A-Z For New Caregivers."

Education

Christine holds a master's degree from the University of Keele in England and a practice certificate in Group Analytic Psychotherapy.

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