The Alzheimer’s Association of MA/NH announced a schedule of upcoming virtual education opportunities for caregivers and professionals. Continue reading
Misperceptions and stigma about dementia are hindering efforts to appropriately address brain-healthy behaviors among adults 40 and older, a recent AARP survey found. Continue reading
The Memory Café Percolator from Jewish Family & Children’s Service shares information and tools to make it easier for organizations and individuals to start and sustain their own memory café. A newly-released 1-minute video in English, Spanish and Portuguese shows memory cafés taking place indoors, outdoors, and virtually. Continue reading
The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) released a publication called “Assisting Passengers with Alzheimer’s and Dementia,” which provides information, tips and resources for bus operators assisting passengers with Alzheimer’s and Dementia.
This resource is useful for any age-and dementia friendly community working with regional transit authorities or other local bus or van operators.
The Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Advisory Council, established under Chapter 220 of the Acts of 2018, released the Massachusetts State Plan on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias. Continue reading
The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative is pleased to promote the following upcoming events and opportunities to help create inclusive age- and dementia friendly communities. Continue reading
On behalf of our partners, the Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative is pleased to share the following opportunities with our network. Continue reading
The Massachusetts Councils on Aging (MCOA), MassMobility, and the Alzheimer’s Association are pleased to announce a special training session for drivers. The Dementia-Friendly Transportation Training program will offer drivers – from council on aging van drivers to regional transit drivers – all types of tools to recognize and work with people living with dementia. Continue reading