Visit the Michigan Dementia Coalition website and download the 2019-2022 Roadmap for Creating a Dementia Capable Michigan to learn more about the Coalition and its efforts!
The Michigan Dementia Coalition is a statewide coalition that seeks to improve quality of life for people living with dementia and their family members. Consisting of over 120 individuals representing over 60 organizations, the coalition has developed a comprehensive Roadmap for Creating a Dementia Capable Michigan that guides its efforts over domains including: healthcare system and provider education; supportive services; public education; ending abuse and exploitation; public health and aging; public policy; and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The coalition’s vision is to make Michigan a dementia capable state through: (1) promotion of the well-being and safety of people living with dementia at all ages and stages; (2) mobilization of multisector partnerships to strengthen the service network; (3) recognition and promotion of dementia as a public health priority; and (4) enactment of policies that strengthen families, communities, and the economy.
At this time, there is no funding for the Michigan Dementia Coalition. Individuals and organizations volunteer their time and resources to work towards the coalition’s vision.
Lisa Dedden Cooper, J.D., Coalition Co-Chair
Jennifer Lepard, Coalition Co-Chair
Scott Roberts, PhD, Coalition Co-Chair