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Joanne Michael

Director of Programs and Operations, Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan

Joanne supports the Programs and Services team throughout the province that provides information, support and education to individuals and families living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias well as educating the public about Alzheimer's disease and ways to lower the risk of developing dementia.  One of the most rewarding areas of Joanne’s work has been working with the “experts”– those living with dementia and their families.

Joanne has her Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Regina.  Prior to joining the Alzheimer Society in 1995, Joanne worked for 12 years in a long-term care facility.