Speaker Date Topic
Devona Austin & Mahja Sulumanjee Jul 24, 2018
Herbology Dispensary
Lylie Fisher Jul 31, 2018
Dementia Friendly

Lylie Fisher is the facilitator of Montgomery County Maryland’s Caregiver Support Program. In this role she improves coordination and collaboration amongst caregiver providers, designs culturally diverse communication strategies and identifies how best to increase the availability of resources for caregivers. Ms Fisher is: the lead for Montgomery County’s Dementia Friendly initiative, forging public-private partnerships that generate positive community and business strategies; and a Member of the Maryland Commission on Caregiving.

Prior to joining the County Ms Fisher was the Director of Community Engagement with Iona Senior Services in Washington DC. Under her leadership Iona established the successful Take Charge/Age Well Academy.

 

Originally from Australia Ms Fisher is a recipient of an Australia Council Fellowship for her contributions to national community cultural development. She became an International Research Fellow at San Francisco State University, and has lived in the United States since 1998. 

Ms Fisher has a BA in Visual Arts, Graduate Certificates in Communications and Social Sciences, and Advanced Graduate Certificate in Transformational Coaching. For over twenty years Ms Fisher has facilitated dynamic programs that support organizations, communities and individuals to powerfully embrace their full potential.

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