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Massachusetts Age- and Dementia Friendly Integration Toolkit

Resources for integrating age- and dementia friendly activities in your community.

Massachusetts developed this toolkit to simplify your community’s work to meet the needs of residents as they age. It brings together resources from the national and global age-friendly and dementia friendly movements and directs users to guidance, examples, and case studies.

How To Navigate This Toolkit:

For communities that are new to both the age- and dementia friendly movements, select the box below: "View resources on becoming age- and dementia friendly."

If you are currently working to make your community age-friendly, it is essential that special consideration be given to people living with dementia. For guidance, select the box below: "Integrate dementia friendly activity into your age-friendly work."

If you are currently working to make your community dementia friendly, please consider activities that benefit people of all ages and abilities. For guidance, select the box below: "Integrate age-friendly activity into your dementia friendly work."

To learn more about the age- and dementia friendly movements and to understand why integration is so important, select the box below: “Learn about this toolkit.”

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