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Upcoming Virtual ‘Dementia Friends’ Training Opportunities

Participate in a free Zoom training that will give you the knowledge and materials you need to share awareness about dementia. Dementia Friends is a global public awareness program that helps everyone in a community learn about dementia, how it affects people, and the simple things that we can all do to make a difference. Materials are available in 9 languages. To learn more, watch this 2-minute video.

Three different training dates are now available. Adults and high school students in Massachusetts are eligible to participate. Choose the date/time that is best for you!

  • Wednesday, March 30, 2022, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Zoom

Sponsored by Talk of Ages Community Leadership Fellowship (TACLF) Program at Lasell University

Please register by noon on March 29 by clicking this Zoom link: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsc-Gsqj8iG9AZHFJx3vYypaw-zk5sntwK

  • Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. on Zoom

Please register by noon on May 3 by clicking this Zoom link: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZckd-muqzoiHdfQHmugQ3R1JI-n4WDYjCvy 

  • Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Zoom

Dementia Friends Champion Training, sponsored by AARP. Please register by noon on June 27 by clicking the Zoom link below:

 https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAucu-opj8oHdePHE26KTUEIX6H7tdo7iXA 

Or visit https://www.dementiafriendsma.org/dementia-friends-massachusetts-champions-training

Upcoming Events in Healthy Aging

The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative invites stakeholders to check out the following upcoming events that help promote and support inclusive age- and dementia friendly communities. Continue reading

MassDOT Includes Dementia Friendly Design Guide in ‘Shared Streets & Spaces’ Grant Resources

The Shared Streets and Spaces Grant Program from the Mass. Department of Transportation (MassDOT), which has a current funding round with application due on March 1, has provided an opportunity for cities and towns to improve public health, safe mobility, and strengthened commerce. The Mass. Healthy Aging Collaborative is proud to share that MassDOT has included a guide on dementia friendly design considerations in its resource library for the program. Continue reading

Upcoming Events in Healthy Aging

There are always opportunities to access education and training that can help your community or organization become more age- and dementia friendly. Check out the following events listed below:

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