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Table of Contents

4. Social Participation

General Guidance

Dementia Friends Massachusetts

DFA - Neighbors & Community Members Sector Guide

DFA's Resource List - Engaging People with Dementia

DFA Video – Dementia Friendly in Your Community 

Alzheimer’s Society UK – Uniting Care Home and Communities

MA Memory Café Toolkit in English and Spanish 

MA Memory Café Directory

DFA Video – Restaurants 

Libraries

DFA - Libraries Sector Guide

DFA Video – Library  

DFA's Resource List - Libraries

Intergenerational Activity

Purple Orchards - Dementia Friendly High School Students

DFA's Resource List - Youth

Assabet Valley's Dementia Friendly High School

Information for Faith Communities

DFA - Faith Communities Sector Guide

DFA Video – Faith Communities 

Dementia Friendly Massachusetts - Guide for Faith Communities

DFA's Resource List - Faith Communities

Arts & Cultural Activity

Arts Council England - Guidance on Age & Dementia Friendly Arts & Cultural Activities 

DFA's Resource List - Arts & Cultural Activities

Alzheimer's Society UK - Dementia Friendly Arts Guide 

Physical Activity

DFA's Resource List - Physical Activity

Dementia Friendly Sport and Physical Activity Guide 

Business Support

City of Boston - Checklist for Businesses

DFA 's Resource List - Business

DFA - Business Sector Guide 

Alzheimer’s Australia – Dementia Friendly Business Toolkit 

Alzheimer's Society UK - Dementia Friendly Business Guide

DFA's Dementia Friendly@Work training

Alzheimer's Association – Sign Up for Free Business Training in Massachusetts

DFA Video – Bank 

DFA - Banks & Financial Services Sector Guide

Alzheimer's Society UK - Dementia Friendly Finance and Insurance Guide

DFA's Resource List - Banks and Financial Services

DFA Video - Retail 

Alzheimer’s Society UK – Dementia Friendly Retail Guide  

DFA Video – Pharmacy 

DFA Video – Restaurants 

DFA 's Resource List - Business

DFA's Dementia Friendly@Work training

8. Community and Health Services

Mass Options – Caregiver Support   

Massachusetts Adult Day Services Association – Find a Program Near You 

MassHealth – Adult Day Health Provider Manual   

Massachusetts – Adult Day Health Manual   

Mass Options - Your Link to Community Services in Massachusetts

National Brain Health Center for African Americans   

DFA - Health Care Throughout the Continuum Sector Guide

DFA's  Resource List - Health Care and Hospitals

DFA Video – First Responders

Alzheimer's Association - Training for First Responders 

Disaster Planning Toolkit for People Living with Dementia 

MA Law - Required Dementia Training for Protective Services Caseworkers (ch.220 §2, Acts 2018)

 

DFA - Local Government Sector Guide (For Public Safety,
Disaster Planning and Emergency Response, Page 4)

 MA Law - Required Operational Plan in Hospitals around Dementia (ch.220 §8, Acts 2018)

DFA- Hospitals Sector Guide

MA Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Acute Care Advisory Committee

MA Guidance for Hospitals on Developing Operational Plan around Dementia   

DFA - Provider Practice Tools

DFA's Resource List - Clinical Tools

DFA - Provider Training Videos

MA Law - Sharing Alzheimer’s diagnosis (ch.220 §5, Acts 2018)

Challenging Conversations with Patients About Dementia

DFA - Residential & Specialty Care Sector Guide

DFA's Resource List - Residential & Specialty Care

DFA - Community Based Services & Support Sector Guide

DFA's Resource List - Community Based Services & Support

DFA - Resource List - Legal Resources & Advanced Planning

DFA's Resource List - Physical Activity

Dementia Friendly Sport and Physical Activity Guide 

DFA - Legal & Advanced Planning Services Sector Guide

DFA's Resource List - Legal Resources and Advanced Planning

Alzheimer's Association - Caregiving

DFA's Resource List - Caregivers & Caregiving

DFA Video – Clinical Research  

Alzheimer’s Society UK – Dementia Friendly Finance and Insurance Guide

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