Dementia Friendly America Co-Chairs



Sandy Markwood
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)


Ron Grant
Leader Living with Alzheimer’s



Katie Smith Sloan


Executive Committee

While administered by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, Dementia Friendly America (DFA) is guided by an Executive Committee which establishes the priorities and strategic direction for the national initiative. DFA is thankful to have the following organizations represented on its Executive Committee. Individuals serving on the Executive Committee are Ron Grant, DFA Co-Chair, and Mike Simmons, Bridge Builder Strategies.

Dementia Friendly America is made possible by the generous financial and in-kind support and courageous leadership of the following organizations. To learn more about becoming a Dementia Friendly America member, review our DFA Membership webpage or email us at

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