2017 – 2018 INITIATIVES
● Community Education Sessions
Periodic community wide public training’s to build awareness for dementia basics, caregiver skills and resources, communication tips, etc.
● Dementia Friendly Business Designation
Denver area businesses will have the opportunity to earn a “Dementia Friendly Business” designation by pledging to treat customers with dementia with respect and sensitivity and to train employees about dementia.
● Planning for Family Caregivers
Planning information and education for family care partners with special emphasis on under served and diverse populations.
● Dementia Education for Government Employees
Dementia Friendly Denver will provide education for city and county government employees, departments and agencies.
● Community Dementia Resource Guide
This guide lists resources for various dementia organizations in the Denver area. It will be published on dementiafriendlydenver.org
and distributed to physician’s offices and hospital waiting rooms.
● Monthly Dementia Friendly Sunday Dinners
Participating Restaurants/Hotel Restaurants and Hotels will provide a quiet private dining area and ensure servers are trained in
dementia communication. Families can make reservations to arrange a dementia friendly family dinner out.
● Dementia Information Wallet Cards
Distribution of wallet cards containing dementia communication and warning signs information.