MMC Director Galina Markovich
Galina Markovich, ANP, RN, is a passionate expert in the field of dementia care and an innovator in dementia care support and education. Following the completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Galina received a Master of Science in Nursing from the Adult Nurse Practitioner Program of New York University. Her unique combination of strong nursing skills and a broad education in other areas of patient care (neurological, orthopedic, surgical, home care and nurse practitioner) has helped her become a respected and exceptional professional in her field. Galina is the founder of the innovative “Social Saturdays” public library program for people with Alzheimer’s disease and forms of dementia or other mental and physical disabilities. Her approach to dementia care centers on treating the whole person, not just the symptoms, and she strives to create an environment rich with emotional nourishment. She also organizes community educational programs and support groups for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Galina is also a Wound Care Specialist, and earlier in her career she was a consultant for rehabs and hospitals where she treated very complex and difficult wounds. In 2008 Galina became a Certified Nurse’s Aide Instructor and Evaluator, and in 2011 became a Certified Medication Aid Instructor. Galina teaches CNA classes, Medications Aide Programs and she is a consultant in the dementia care field. She is active in her community through various organizations dealing with eldercare issues and she is a member of several professional organizations including Sigma Theta Tau, Geriatric Advisory Council and Advisory Health Board of East Brunswick.With over 20 years of experience and a passion for her work, Galina Markovich, ANP, RN, and Certified Dementia Practitioner provides top quality, first-hand expertise to family caregivers, health care providers and dementia residence facilities. Her mission for Millennium Memory Care is focused on providing the best Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care in New Jersey.