Dementia Friendly Massachusetts is a grassroots movement to make our state “dementia friendly." In dementia friendly communities, people with dementia feel safe and supported. There are many ways you can help.
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Help your neighorhood's businesses become dementia friendly
Visit, promote, or start a memory café
Memory cafés welcome people with dementia, their families, and friends. They're in a variety of places including coffeehouses, museums, or community organizations:
- Check out our directory of memory cafés and visit one in your area.
- Post flyers around town to promote memory cafés. Request flyers from Beth Soltzberg at email@example.com.
Join others in your community
Share ideas and join others to make your community dementia friendly. To learn how, contact Pam MacLeod at firstname.lastname@example.org or (617) 222-7435.
Learn more about dementia and spread awareness
- Help yourself or others learn more about dementia by attending or leading a Dementia Friends information session.
- Raise awareness of dementia and connect people in your community to programs and services. For more information, call the Alzheimer’s Association’s 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900.