About the author
Jan Dougherty, MS, RN, FAAN is a nurse leader, innovator, and noted dementia care expert. With over three decades of clinical and leadership experience, she has been a pioneer, advancing care for people living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia and their family caregivers. Many of her program innovations are used nationally and internationally. She is a noted speaker and author on numerous topics of dementia and has received many state and national awards for her leadership, community service, and program innovations.
An advocate who believes it is possible for people to live well with dementia, she uses her knowledge of dementia and love of travel to educate, guide, and support meaningful travel. With greater awareness and understanding, families, travel companions and the travel industry can join together to ensure successful, safe, and memorable travels for all.