BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH - MARY SHARP
Mary Sharp is a
career educator and founder of
The Edcon Group.
skill is counseling. For more than 30 years she has spoken to huge
and small audiences in a way that causes participants to say, "I
felt like she knew me...really knew me...in a matter of minutes. She
talks about real situations I see every day." Later when she
works one-on-one with caregivers, they learn she really does know them, or at least the challenges they face daily.
Her many articles for
administrators and caregivers have been read and shared with
hundreds. Mary addresses critically important issues in easy to
understand and use language.
When she became the primary
caregiver for her mother (Mildred Schaedler), she focused her energy on practical things
that can be done to provide comfort and dignity to those who have
dementia. Then she combined her skills as an educator to teach
family and professional caregivers how to turn visits from stressful
to joyful events.
Degrees, and credentials:
B.S. in Education from the University of Missouri
Certified Eden Alternative Associate
Gordon Training Certified Instructor
Certified Professional Management Consultant