Your Community Can ACT Together

A community working toward becoming dementia friendly can get a jump start and a clear process by using the resources noted above. In the illustration below, you can find dementia friendly resources for all sectors of a community by clicking on the individual clouds.

Health careResidential housingLegalFaith communitiesAction Resources: Independent Living and Meaningful EngagementLocal governmentTransportation and drivingBusinesses

Creating a dementia-friendly community involves:


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