BCPC January Meeting: Dementia Friendly Baltimore County
1/25/2022 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Emily is the Coordinator for the new community-based, cross-sector initiative, Dementia Friendly Baltimore County (DFBC), led by the Baltimore County Department of Aging.
Emily’s personal experience caregiving/care partnering with her parents, who both lived with dementia, was life-changing, catapulting her into what is now her first love— supporting those living with dementia. Emily is committed to change-making, including innovative programming and community education, so that individuals living with dementia may continue to live well, experiencing joy and meaningful engagement in their communities that support and celebrate them and the life they choose.
Emily was formerly a co-lead with Dementia Friendly Massachusetts and a consultant with the Massachusetts Lifespan Respite Coalition, evaluating innovative respite programs and hosting a TV show called, Caring for Others, Caring for Ourselves.
Emily earned a doctorate in sociology from Boston College and an Executive MBA from Northeastern University.