Idaho Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) Alliance

ADRD Alliance is a statewide collaboration of Idahoans, individuals, caregivers, public officials, and community agencies throughout Idaho who work on or are affected by Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias.


We, in Idaho, recognize the importance of brain health and wellness for all ages, and unite to provide an unrivaled level of coordinated support and care for individuals and families facing the challenges of Alzheimer's and related dementias.

ADRD Alliance Documents

ADRD Alliance Charter
ADRD Alliance Communication Plan
ADRD 2023-2028 Strategic Plan for Idaho


ADRD in Idaho
Idahoans have received a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease
Steering Committee members
  • Tiffany Robb, ADRD Program Manager, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (Alliance Chair)
  • Judy Taylor, Idaho Commission on Aging
  • Lynn Fyanes, Idaho Commission on Aging
  • Francoise Cleveland, AARP Idaho
  • Lisa Anderson, Alzheimer’s Association Greater Idaho Chapter
  • Susan Melchiore, Geriatrician, On Site for Seniors
  • Sarah Toevs, Boise State’s Center for the Study of Aging
  • Mike Hirschi,  Area V Agency on Aging
  • Rebecca Lee, Idaho State Veterans Home Lewiston
  • Angie Bailey, Chronic Disease Section Manager, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Alliance meetings

ADRD Alliance Meetings are held virtually via WebEx on the first Wednesday of the month, quarterly, from 1:30-3:30 pm MDT. The next meeting is on Wednesday, November 1, 2023.

Stay Informed Get Involved
To access ADRD Alliance meeting agendas, attachments, and minutes To be notified of future alliance meetings and communications, please provide your contact information in this Form.


Healthy Brain Resource Center

The Healthy Brain Resource Center is a valuable, easy-to-navigate website for ADRD Alliance members to find credible resources from organizations and agencies across both the public and private sectors. 

About ADRD Alliance


General Announcements

  • Brain Health, Dementia, and Family Caregivers: A Guide for Fitness Professionals by Fitness Professionals available for FREE download on the Idaho Health Tools site.
  • New Idaho prevalence data of Alzheimer’s dementia in each county: A population estimate using the 2020 bridged-race postcensal from the National Center for Health Statistics Background. 

November Events

  • Intro to Alzheimer’s Disease & Brain Health: Protecting Your Cognitive Assets: Presentation scheduled for Tuesday, November 14 from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM at the Bonneville County Education Complex in Idaho Falls (1542 East 73rd South). To register contact or call 208-350-6823 or 208-529-1390.
  • Monthly Q&A "Ask the Doc" free informal sessions to hear Dr. Kara Kuntz, medical director of the St. Alphonsus Memory Center and Geriatric Program Development, answer your questions. The sessions are located in-person at the Dick Eardley Senior Center (690 Robbins Road, Boise, ID) next to Elks Rehab. The sessions are free of cost, but please RSVP by calling 208-608-7580.
    • Friday, November 17 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm

December Events

  • Virtual Powerful Tools for Caregivers sessions start on December 6. To register and learn more: contact Karen at or 208-947-4283
Contact Us

To get involved in the ADRD Alliance, please contact the ADRD Program team.


Phone: 208-334-5928