Recordings & Resources from Dementia Friends MA symposium, “Let’s Talk about Dementia and Culture”

Dear Friends, I’m happy to share the recordings and resources from the symposium led by Dementia Friends Massachusetts/JF&CS, Let’s Talk About Dementia and Culture: How We Talk and Teach About Dementia in Cultural and Linguistic Communities. This symposium took place…

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Dementia Awareness Proclamation Approved for the Village of Westmont

City of Westmont Press Release: Susan Frick with Westmont Village Officials At the November 7, 2019 Village of Westmont Board Meeting, the Village approved a proclamation declaring that November 7 be Dementia Friendly Awareness Day in Westmont.  November is also…

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…