Join the Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter Longest Day Campaign: “Make a Difference in May.”
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Dear DFA stakeholders, Dementia Friendly America is holding a webinar on April 30 on choral communities with a special focus on the Giving Voice initiative, which will describe their initiative and how it can be a component of a dementia friendly community initiative. Special attention will be paid to how choral communities are adaptingContinue reading “Dementia Friendly America Webinar: Giving Voice Initiative: Creating Choral Communities (Including COVID-19 adaptations)”
This will be a Zoom meeting. We hope that each of you can be by a computer which has a camera. Being able to see each other will help add to the meeting and building a community. If you don’t have a camera, it would be good to connect through your computer to see theContinue reading “Dementia Champion Training Tomorrow”
On Friday, January, 24, Susan Frick, social worker for the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center, gave a “Dementia Talk” for staff at Villa St. Benedict, Lisle IL. During the presentation, staff was challenged with coming up with ways to support people living with dementia not only in their professional lives, but in their personal lives andContinue reading “Villa St. Benedict Holds Dementia Friends “Talk” for Staff”
As part of their efforts to become a nationally recognized Dementia Friendly community, the City of Westmont, along with RADC social worker Susan Frick, Initiated a Dementia Friends training for 35 first responders from the town Westmont.
Season greetings! As 2019 draws to a close and we approach the new year, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for being part of the global effort challenging stigma and raising awareness of dementia. 2019 highlights include 18 countries or territories have joined the network including the first country in North Africa,Continue reading “Dementia Friends Network Recaps 2019 Highlights in Seasons Greetings Message”
Congratulations ITASCSC! Good work Susan Frick!
Links: Dementia Friends USA Dementia Friends Illinois Join the Zoom Meeting
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, IContinue reading “Featured Article: “With no dementia cure in sight, it’s time for communities to become dementia friendly””