Villa St. Benedict Holds Dementia Friends “Talk” for Staff

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…

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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…

Glencoe Community Featured in the Chicago Tribune

"Glencoe Library Offers Kits to Entertain, Stimulate Dementia Patients" Hello all! Check out this article that was in the Chicago Tribune Excerpt: "The Glencoe Public Library, in partnership with Family Service of Glencoe, now offers for checkout Adult Memory Kits,…

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…