Hanna Thurman, Training Coordinator from the WVGEC, in collaboration with WV Medical Institute and the WV State Long Term Care Ombudsman, has been conducting training developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services entitled Hand in Hand. This high quality training series for nursing homes emphasizes person-centered care for persons with dementia, as well as the prevention of abuse. The training was offered in Charleston on October 18th and Bridgeport on October 25th.