Sarah Nicolay, BA
Research Assistant
Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging
Sarah Nicolay is a Senior Research Assistant in the Center for Research and Education at Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, where she works on applied aging research to better serve older adults and their caregivers. She joined Benjamin Rose in 2017. Ms. Nicolay earned her B.A. in Sociology at the University of Dayton in 2011, and works on a variety of educational events, research, and advocacy projects focused on supporting older adults, caregivers, and the communities they are a part of.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background: By 2050, 13.8 million Americans over 65 will be living with dementia, and most will live in the community. To extend each person's ability to remain living in their homes, we must educate community members across all sectors, and professionals across the continuum about dementia.Methods: Dementia Friends (DF) is an international curriculum designed to increase awareness of dementia and create dementia inclusive communities. Transformation of communities can only occur through educational efforts delivered to specific community sectors. Standard DF educational content has been…