Coalitions and Alliances

Coalitions and alliances work together to achieve a common goal. There are coalitions and alliances in Arizona that work to help caregivers and their families.

 

Dementia Caregiver Alliance (DCA)

The Dementia Caregiver Alliance (DCA) was formed in 2016 to address the substantial and rapidly growing needs of caregivers of those with dementia in Arizona. The Dementia Caregiver Alliance’s efforts work to support family caregiver well-being.

Co-Chairs: Sherri Friend (Sherri@oakwoodcreativecare.org) and Joanne Thompson (JThomson@benevilla.org)

Admin contact: Jutta Ulrich (dementiacaregiveralliance@gmail.com)

Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging (GACA)

The Established in 1980, the Council is appointed by the Governor. the mission is to enhance the quality of life for older Arizonans, through advising the Governor, the legislature and state agencies. 

Chair: Lisa O’Neill (Loneill@aging.arizona.edu)

Admin contact: Lizette Cordero (aging@az.gov) 602.542.4710

Taskforce Against Senior Abuse (TASA)

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office coordinates this advisory board that works to enhance the safety and welfare of Arizona senior citizens.

Co-Chairs: Courtney Bennett and Faith McLoone

Contact: Ginnellie Gutierrez 602.542.7805

 

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