Dementia Friends Initiative Underway in Massachusetts
8 days ago - By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative
Dementia Friends is a global movement that is changing the way people think, act, and talk about dementia. Developed by the Alzheimer's Society in the United Kingdom, the Dementia Friends initiative is underway in Massachusetts.
By helping everyone in a community understand what dementia is and how it affects people, each of us can make a difference for people touched by dementia.
Check out this video for an introduction to the concept and how to get involved:
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