TOPIC: Supporting those Living with Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Sara Perry is Executive Director of Respite Care Charleston, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization which provides support and services to those living with Alzheimer’s and related forms of dementia.
A graduate of Winthrop University (Marketing Communications) and the College of Charleston (Master of Public Administration), Sara has more than 18 years of experience in the non-profit/public sector. She has completed the US Chamber of Commerce’s Institute of Organizational Management and the Charleston Metro Chamber’s Leadership Charleston program and was named one of one of the Charleston Regional Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40” in 2016.
Sara’s passion for supporting those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia began with experiences with her maternal grandfather and paternal grandmother. A proud mother of two active teenagers, Sara mentors several older youth in foster care and is an avid sailor.