The Michigan Dementia Coalition established the following committees to carry out the work of achieving the vision set forth in our 2019-2022 Roadmap.
Please click on the committees below to learn more about the work each one performed toward making Michigan a more dementia capable state.
Provides leadership and strategic direction for the coalition.
Contact: Lisa Dedden Cooper at email@example.com
Expands opportunities for improvement in recognizing and preventing abuse, exploitation, and neglect for all persons impacted by dementia.
Contact: Fei Sun at firstname.lastname@example.org
Identifies needs of persons living with dementia and their families and solutions impacting the support provided to them.
Contact: Melanie Baird at email@example.com or Karen Willard at firstname.lastname@example.org
Enhances knowledge, skills, and practices of providers working with dementia patients, caregivers, and their families.
Contact: Joan Ilardo at email@example.com
Identifies shared and unique challenges of dementia among diverse groups and develops culturally sensitive and inclusive strategies to reduce disparities.
Contact: Vince Tilford at firstname.lastname@example.org; Irving Vega at email@example.com; or Brenda Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org
Develops legislative strategies to achieve the goals set forth in the Roadmap.
Contact: Colin Ford at email@example.com
Actively recruits, engages, and accommodates persons with dementia to fully participate in all aspects of the Coalition.
Contact: Brenda Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org
Develops strategic relationships and creative solutions to address dementia as a significant public health issue.
Contact: Sally Steiner at email@example.com or Katrina Summersett at ksummersett@PVM.org
Develops materials and strategies for communicating about the work of the coalition.
Contact: Scott Counts at firstname.lastname@example.org or Lisa Dedden Cooper at email@example.com