Manager of Dementia Programs at the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging
Speaker – Dana Zummach
Dana Zummach is the manager of Dementia Programs at the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging and has been involved with the Supporting Inclusion through Intergenerational Partnerships (SIIP) project since 2019. The SIIP project reduces social isolation, and builds meaningful relationships that span across generations. SIIP works with organizations across Waterloo Region to provide opportunities for older adults living with dementia, their care partners, and youth to connect and interact in purposeful ways. Dana has over 15 years of experience in public health research, program evaluation, and project management and holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Studies and Gerontology and Master of Science in Public Health and Health Systems both from the University of Waterloo.