Michelle Toft, Director of Memory Care Programs - Cypress Homecare

Michelle Cornelius, Director Of Memory Care Programs

“‘Life’s not about waiting for the storm to pass, but about learning to dance in the rain,’ and I am honored that people allow me to come into their lives during a storm and help teach them to dance.”

Michelle Cornelius is the Director of Memory Care Programs at Cypress HomeCare Solutions in Phoenix, AZ. Michelle earned her Master of Social Work in 1997 from Arizona State University, then in 2011 Michelle earned her Master of Education in Human Resource Development from the University of Illinois. The majority of Michelle’s work experience has been with the elderly population managing memory care units in both skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. At Cypress HomeCare Solutions she has implemented a dementia training program for their caregivers, a family support and education program for the family members of those diagnosed, and provides public educational sessions. Michelle has also been a support group facilitator for the Alzheimer’s Association and other community groups since 2013.