• Dementia Friendly America - CANCELLED

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    Name: Dementia Friendly America - CANCELLED
    Date: April 8, 2020
    Event Description:
    Montgomery County’s Dementia Friendly America initiative is hosting an Outreach Program at the Wheaton Library, Wednesday April 8 at 2pm
    You are invited to join us for an afternoon of learning, inspiration and connections.

    About this Event
     - Expert Dementia Care Speakers
     - Customer Service Best Practice
     - Free Caregiver Resources
     - Practical Guidance
     - Caregiver Tools Kits
     - Details about Clinical Trials
     - and much more 

    Benefits of attending this event:
    1. Local organizations gain assistance to be Dementia Friendly
    2. Caregivers receive valuable supports
    3. Volunteers welcome to join this national movement
    Click here to RSVP
    ABOUT: Dementia Friendly in Montgomery County MD
    Dementia Friendly America - December 2015, BrightFocus Foundation, a Clarksburg-based Alzheimer’s research non-profit, welcomed Montgomery County to help create a national network of communities called Dementia Friendly America. Since then, the County has strengthened its efforts – some of these may even become models for other communities. Through a public private partnership, Montgomery County is developing thoughtful initiatives that continue empower the community so caregivers and their families who are experiencing dementia are supported.
    Montgomery County’s Dementia Friendly America initiative in unison with Age-Friendly Montgomery will help to make Montgomery County a wonderfully diverse Community for a Lifetime--a place where all residents can age, thrive to their full potential, and contribute as a powerful resource in making our County a better, stronger, more inclusive community for everyone.
    Lylie (Lynette) Fisher
    (pronouns: she/her/hers)
    Caregiver Support Program, Area Agency on Aging
    Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services
    Wheaton Library
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday April 8
    2:00 pm