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Mardell M. Reed

California Senior Leaders Program and Alliance

Justice and Dignity for Senior Rights

AAAE Senior Advisory Council


Mardell M. Reed is a retired Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) employee. After 32 years of serving children in the LAUSD, Ms. Reed assisted her son with opening and managing Mel’s Memory Care; one of the first California State Licensed Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly for persons with Alzheimer’s disease in South Los Angeles. Because of her interest in making a difference, her commitment to healthy aging, community building and social justice for seniors, Ms. Reed was nominated to be a member of the California Senior Leaders Program and Alliance, a project developed by the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Ms. Reed volunteers her time as a Health Promoter with LA Care Health Plan, is a member of the Alzheimer’s Association, California Southland Chapter West-Central Dementia Care Network and a founding member and acting secretary for the local senior group “Justice and Dignity for Senior Rights.”

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