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Lewy Body Dementia Initiative

Established by the Carl Rinne family
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Caregiver Wellness Initiative

Established by generous, anonymous donors to the Center.

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Our Partners

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Michigan State University

Wayne State University

Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research

NIH Institute on Aging

Alzheimer’s Association

Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease Research

VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

Claude D Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers

School of Nursing Health Analytic Collaboratory

University of Michigan Key Links


U-M Department of Neurology

U-M School of Public Health

U-M Department of Psychiatry

U-M School of Social Work

Alzheimer's and Dementia Numbers
  • 10% of people age 65 and older have Alzheimer's Dementia.
  • 32% of people age 85 and older have Alzheimer’s dementia.
  • Approximately 40% of family caregivers of people with dementia suffer from depression.
  • By 2025, total Medicaid costs for people in Michigan age 65 and older living with Alzheimer’s or other dementias will increase by almost 30%.