Alzheimer friendly towns

Alzheimer; News from the web:

A wonderful initiative that we cannot support enough. The ACT on Alzheimer collaborative has many partners and supporters and tries to get towns and businesses friendly and adapted to accommodate people with Dementia and Alzheimer.

A Minnesota initiative, the list as their goals:

five goals:

  • Identify and invest in promising approaches that reduce costs and improve care.

  • Increase detection of Alzheimer’s disease and improve ongoing care and support.

  • Sustain caregivers by offering them information, resources and in-person support.

  • Equip communities to be “dementia capable” to support residents who are touched by Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Raise awareness and reduce stigma by engaging communities.


Read all about it HERE