Dementia Friendly Kankakee County

For information about Dementia Friendly Kankakee, please email Colette Jordan at or Cindy DeGroot at For more resources please visit

Dementia Friendly Kankakee County Activities

  • Dementia Friendly Kick-off Meeting, Kankakee County: December 2017
  • Developed Advisory Committee, Kankakee County: February 2018
  • Piloting the Stress Busters for Family Caregivers of People with Dementia evidenced-based program
  • Train the Trainer session on June 25 and 26 at the Area Agency West Chicago Office
  • Nine week session at Kankakee Community College Lifetime Learning Institute in September/October 2018
  • Memory Cafes in Kankakee County
  • Friendship Festival Resource Tent
  • Manteno Senior Academy
  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Fair
  • Daily Journal Senior Fair
  • Alzheimer’s Walk
  • Farmer’s Market