(Creating Dementia Solutions 29) The Case for Dementia Screening

Focused on caregivers, Creating Dementia Solutions explores why it is important to have a screening for dementia by professionals.

Miles for Memories volunteer Connie Skidmore, herself a caregiver for loved ones with dementia, returns to help others understand why knowledge is power.

Episode Resources
Miles for Memories website
Miles for Memories technology
Sherii Sherban talks to Community Matters about MFM technology
More Creating Dementia Solutions episodes


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.