(Creating Dementia Solutions 1) Helping Kids Understand Dementia

Miles for Memories lead volunteer Sherii Sherban talks about educating children about Dementia – and the ways in which they have approached it. That includes videos using specially-made puppets to help convey the message.

Episode Resources

Miles for Memories website
Order Miles for Memories technology
A Brief Guide for Understanding Dementia


Miles For Memories is a Calhoun County, Michigan organization created in 2013 to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s Disease. Later in 2014, the vision was expanded to include all types of dementia. MFM raises money each year through sponsorships, community events, and grants to gather funds to create local programming for both the person living with dementia and the caregiver. Along with local efforts, 20% of the funds to prevention-related dementia research. Miles for Memories is a committee of 70-plus volunteers and are always looking for more to get involved.

Creating Dementia Solutions andThe Richard Piet Show are Livemic Communications podcasts. Livemic Communications helps businesses, organizations and entrepreneurs create customized, purposeful podcast content.

This episode of Creating Dementia Solutions was recorded at AccessVision television studios in Battle Creek.