Dianne Knettel

Dianne M. Knettel, RN, CVT
Director Of Validation

Certified Validation Teacher

Dianne has focused the last 20 years of her nursing career as an Educator working closely with the elderly population. While working with staff and residents in care settings, she saw the need for better methods of communicating ….More...

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Dave Nilson
Director of TR
Memory Care Consultant

Dave graduated from St. Cloud University with an education degree and has broad experience in Therapeutic Recreation and Memory Care as an aide, director, developer of Memory Care units, and dementia trainer…More…

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Linda Shell, RN, DNP,MA
Executive Director Education
& Leadership Development

Linda is an RN with a Doctorate and Masters degree and serves as Executive¬†Director of Education and Training for Volunteers of America. She also teaches as adjunct faculty at Bethel University and speaks on topics of fall prevention, aging and leadership …More…

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At Volunteers of America, we are more than a nonprofit organization.

We are a ministry of service that includes nearly 16,000 paid, professional employees dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential.

We are designated tax-exempt under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Your contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

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Volunteers Of America Dementia Care

7530 Marketplace Drive
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Phone: (952) 856-4997
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