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Dementia-friendly communities


Have you joined the movement yet? Join us as we work with municipalities, professionals, corporations and volunteers to better support people with dementia through our Dementia-Friendly Communities initiative.

The Alzheimer Society of PEI is bringing this initiative to our province. By providing the tools, education and information that community members need, the Society is helpinmunicipalitiesprofessionalscorporations and the public to develop dementia-friendly communities.

 

The Dementia-Friendly Communities initiative includes:

  • Dementia Friends education to the professional sector, municipalities and the general public so that everyone can take part in creating accessible, inclusive spaces for people with dementia.
  • Education and information toolkits for municipalities and professional sectors across the province.

Learn more about the Dementia-Friendly Communities initiative by contacting education@alzpei.ca.

 

Dementia Friends Canada 

Alzheimer Societies across Canada are working with the Public Health Agency of Canada on the national Dementia Friends Canada awareness and public engagement initiative. The aim is to create a more aware and informed Canadian population to dispel myths and reduce stigma about dementia. Visit www.dementiafriends.ca to watch an informative video, register as a Dementia Friend, and then commit to an action you can take as a Dementia Friend.

Contact education@alzpei.ca for more information.

(Original source, Alzheimer Society of BC)

Last Updated: 05/02/17
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