Position title: CARE Manager and Senior Outreach Specialist
Diane Farsetta, PhD facilitates collaboration among researchers, clinicians, students, service providers, and community members with an interest in older adult health. She helped develop and co-facilitates meetings of the Madison and Rural Boards of Older Adult Advisors, which provide guidance to health researchers. Diane helped design and is the community partner liaison for “Community supports for people with dementia” (Nursing 511) and co-authored the Dementia Friendly Toolkit for campus and community audiences. She produced content for and managed development of Agefully, an online tool for family caregivers of older adults. She serves as Vice-Chair of the Governing Board of the Area Agency on Aging of Dane County and as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for the Capitol Lakes Foundation. Diane has biology research, teaching, journalism, and nonprofit leadership experience.