Featured Article: “With no dementia cure in sight, it’s time for communities to become dementia friendly”

A very interesting article (written and shared by Nancy Berlinger, of the Hastings Center) about innovative Dementia-Friendly initiatives being implemented in the United Kingdom as well as cities throughout the United States.

An excerpt from the article:

“While I was in Liverpool this summer for the annual conference of the British Society of Gerontology, I spotted a poster for a monthly series of classic films at a local cinema. Printed inside a big pink circle in the poster’s corner were the words “dementia friendly.” I took a closer look. Tickets were about half the price of the usual discount for older adults, and free to caregivers. Screenings were at midday, with free tea and coffee. There was a 20-minute break halfway through the film. And the series was open to the public. “

Click here to read the full article in STAT News.

Last Updated on April 28, 2020

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