What is the Dementia Friends program?

DEMENTIA FRIENDS HELP TO CREATE A COMMUNITY WHERE PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA ARE SUPPORTED TO LIVE A GOOD QUALITY LIFE.

What is the Dementia Friends Program?

Dementia Friends is a social action movement that aims to improve society’s understanding of dementia through

 five key messages:

Dementia is not a normal part of aging.

Dementia is caused by diseases of the brain.

Dementia is not just about having memory problems.

It is possible to have a good quality of life with dementia.

There’s more to the person than the dementia.

RESOURCES FOR TRAINED DEMENTIA FRIENDS CHAMPIONS

Thank you for being a Dementia Friends Champion!  You are part of thousands of other Champions across the world to create dementia-friendly communities and improve the lives of people living withdementia.

Click on the links below for materials you will use as a  Dementia Friends Champion. 

 

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