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Dementia Learning Institute

Empowering Lives

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About Katya De Luisa

Katya De Luisa is an advocate and dementia educator residing in Costa Rica, where she is the coordinator/director of the Dementia Education for Rural Costa Rica project.
She is an author and freelance writer focusing on dementia education, healthy aging, and personal self-development.

Her book, Journey Through The Infinite Mind, centers on the science & spirituality of dementia and is published in two languages.

Our Mission

To improve the quality of life and wellbeing of individuals experiencing dementia, their families, and caregivers.

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To offer a comprehensive caregiver program focusing on the holistic principles of nurturing the mind, body, and spirit.    

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Community Service

The DEMENTIA LEARNING INSTITUTE book sales and service fees help support the travel expenses of the dementia education in rural areas of Costa Rica.

This is a volunteer run social service initiative.

Please consider gifting to this valuable cause.

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Thank you for the staff training of communication with dementia patients at our St. James, Veteran’s Home. I witnessed a resident who was normally unresponsive become engaged and another suffering from depression begin to participate in conversations.


Marlene Benne


St. James, Missouri, Veterans Home

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