Full Name
Petra Niles M.S.G.
Gerontologist and Senior Manager of African American Services at Alzheimer’s Los Angeles
Speaker Bio
Petra Niles M.S.G is a Gerontologist and current Senior Manager of African American Services at Alzheimer’s Los Angeles. She has been with the organization for eleven plus years and has an extensive background in aging issues such care management, elder abuse, program development, curriculum development, strategic partnerships and the larger community.

Petra currently provides ongoing education, and outreach in the Los Angeles area as well as implementing culturally specific workshops to the African American community in collaboration with faith-based institutions, and other Many of her efforts are focused on improving services to persons with dementia, their families and caregivers particularly through the West Central- South Central Dementia Care Network which she coordinates.

By bringing together community members and professionals from various agencies. Petra seeks to increase awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease and improve service delivery. She also believes strongly in the importance of motivating young people to better understand and become active in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.
Petra Niles M.S.G.