MEMORY MATTERS UTAH / NEVADA MISSION
To reduce isolation and increase wellness for individuals with dementia and their caregivers through activities, support, education, and consultations
Memory Matters Utah / Nevada (Formerly the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Society) was Founded on March 23, 2012, Memory Matters Utah / Nevada meets the growing needs of the senior population in southern Utah and Mesquite, Nevada. Memory Matters believe in passionately empowering individuals, families and caregivers who face this journey with information, resources and guidance. Memory Matters provides patients and caregivers with local activities, support, education and consultation.
About the Founder and Executive Director
Few people have a better understanding of the challenges dementia presents than LuAnn Lundquist, who is Founder and Executive Director of Memory Matters Utah / Nevada. LuAnn is a licensed therapeutic recreation technician with a degree in social and behavioral science with over 12 years serving people with dementia and their caregivers. Before starting the nonprofit in 2012, LuAnn worked for the Alzheimer's Association, at one point as statewide education coordinator. "I got fabulous training, there," she says. When the Alzheimer’s Association closed its southern Utah office, LuAnn and her husband dipped into their own savings to continue providing services to Southern Utah seniors and Memory Matters Utah / Nevada was born.
Memory Activity Club
Care Giver Consultations
Early Stage Memory Loss Series
Zoom Support Groups
Good Morning Sunshine Telephone Reassurance Program