The Michigan Dementia Coalition is a group of organizations and individuals working together to improve quality of life for people living with dementia and their families. We are powered by our passion. Our vision is to make Michigan a dementia capable state.

The Michigan Dementia Coalition's Summer 2024 Meeting took place Friday, June 14. You can watch a recording here:


MDC Meeting Agenda 6.14.24.pdf

Mark your calendar for the Michigan Dementia Coalition's remaining 2024 meeting:

Friday, October 11, from 10:00-noon

All meetings take place over Zoom. 

Sign up for the Coalition to receive the meeting links and reminders, 

or contact Lisa Cooper at LCooper@AARP.org for more information.

Download the 2023 Update to our 2019-2022 Roadmap below:

MDC Roadmap Summary 2023 Update.3.10.23.pdf


Members of the Michigan Dementia Coalition have expertise in many different areas, and some of us offer public presentations in our individual professional capacities.  

Visit our Speakers Bureau page to find Michigan Dementia Coalition members who can offer talks on a variety of dementia-related topics, at no cost to your organization.

The voices, stories, expertise and passions of many of our Michigan Dementia Coalition members are featured on this inspiring and informative podcast by Patrick Dunn of Second Wave Media:

Michigan's State of Health Podcast

Changing the Conversation 

About Dementia


Michigan Dementia Coalition


for Living with Dementia

People living with dementia may face challenges to their abilities to manage everyday tasks, but technology can help!

The Michigan Dementia Coalition's Supportive Services Committee developed this guide to help introduce people living with dementia and their care partners to the growing ways in which technology can assist us in living well. 

Assistive Technology Guide July 2022.pdf

Lisa Dedden Cooper 

AARP Michigan 

Jennifer Lepard 

Alzheimer's Association Michigan

Scott Roberts 

University of Michigan

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