Region 1 - Upper Peninsula
Region 1 would like to congratulate two of our social workers on recent career moves:
Lindsay Juricek, BSW, is the new regional manager of the Upper Peninsula office (Marquette) for the Alzheimer's Association Greater Michigan Chapter. For more information visit www.alz.org/gmc.
Ruth Almen, LMSW, is the new Active Older Adult Program Leader at YMCA of Marquette County. The YMCA is working to continue and expand the Livewise Program for those with early onset Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers, and is also now overseeing the Marquette Adult Day Services program. For more information visit www.ymcamqt.org.
Additionally, on October 20-21 the Upper Great Lakes Palliative Care & Hospice Conference, titled “Hope. Honesty. Humility. Healing”, will be held on the campus of Northern Michigan University in Marquette. Region 1 Representative John Bray will be presenting a workshop on “Guardianships and Palliative/End-of-Life Care”. For more information visit www.lakesuperiorhospice.org.
Interested in connecting with your Region 1 Board Representative?
Contact John Bray, LLMSW at 906-363-0157 or
Region 1 CCNLI Representative
Judy Krause, LMSW, CAC