The Department of Elder Affairs, in partnership with the North Florida Area Agency on Aging and the Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Memory Disorder Clinic, recently appointed Scent Evidence K9 CEO, Paul Coley, as a member of the Dementia Care and Cure Initiative’s Task Force. The Task force is made up of local professionals and stakeholders who share a vested interest in serving those with dementia, their families, and their caregivers
The Dementia Care and Cure Initiative has three goals:
• Increase awareness of dementia and of services and supports for those with dementia, their families, and caregivers
• Develop community work plans and provide assistance to dementia-caring communities
• Promote and advocate for dementia care and cure programs
Paul and the Scent Evidence K9 team will be working to provide vital input to help the organization execute the goals of this important initiative and to better serve those with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia.
Photo: Christine Sherrill, Dept. of Elder Affairs and Paul Coley