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, June 5, 2024.

Stay InformedGet Involved
To access ADRD Alliance meeting agendas, attachments, and minutesTo 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

April Events

May Events

  • Collaborative Approach to Behavioral Emergencies for Community-dwelling Individuals with Advanced Dementia (ECHO Idaho ADRD session): Tuesday, May 7 from 12 - 1 pm MT hosted virtually. To register, visit this link: 
  • 12th Annual Taking a Stand Against Elder Abuse Conference: May 14-16, 2024 at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel & Event Center (Chief Event Room 1) from 9 am - 5 pm. For more information, check out this flyer or contact Marcia Hall at 208-478-4076 or 
  • Rational Deprescribing in Patients with Dementia: What Primary Care Providers Need to Know (ECHO Idaho ADRD session): Tuesday, May 28 from 12 - 1 pm MT hosted virtually. To register, visit this link: 
Contact Us

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


Phone: 208-334-5928