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Introducing Wendy Briggs Traditions Management’s new Director of Cognitive Services!

Traditions Management is incredibly excited to introduce Traditions Management’s new Director of Cognitive Services, Wendy Briggs! 

Wendy's Experience in Memory Care

Wendy is a passionate educator with more than 20 years of experience with the aging population and memory care services. She brings a wealth of experience in clinical psychosocial assessments, care plan development, and clinical documentation to the Traditions team. 

“I look forward to developing collaborative and inspiring relationships with community teams to meet and exceed resident/family and company standards and have fun doing it!” Wendy said. 

Wendy’s certifications include: 

  • Certified Activity Director 
    National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP)
  • Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional 
    Center for Applied Research in Dementia/International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners
  • Certified Crisis Prevention Trainer
    Crisis Prevention Institute
  • Certified Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Care Trainer
    National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners
  • Certified Independent Certified Trainer and Speaker
    Positive Approach to Care
  • Certified Ageless Grace Educator 
    Ageless Grace

Wendy's Expertise

Wendy is an expert in creating individual interventions for behavioral difficulties in persons with dementia and an accomplished community presenter with media experience on both radio and television. We look forward to potential PR opportunities and getting Wendy in front of the camera! 

Education & Previous Roles

Wendy most recently served as the Hospital Chief Executive Officer at Brightwell Behavioral Health. Wendy earned a Master’s Certificate in Dementia from Eastern Michigan University and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Phoenix.

Wendy's New Role at Traditions

Wendy is an inspirational leader with strong communication skills who values team collaboration and transparency. In her new role at Traditions Management, she is dedicated to building strong relationships with internal and external partners. 

Life Outside of Traditions

Wendy lives in Eaton Rapids, Michigan with her husband John. She is a mother of six, three boys and three girls, ages 37-20. She enjoys spending weekends with her children and eight grandchildren and supporting her aging parents. Beyond living in the moment with family, Wendy enjoys cycling and swimming, and her favorite place is on a golf course.

Get in Touch With Wendy

Wendy is committed to leading by example in promoting person-centered care and will be an excellent resource in collaborating with staff and families in developing a supportive environment that encourages self-exploration and successful expressions of self. Please reach out to her with any questions! 

Please join us in warmly welcoming Wendy to the team! 

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