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Date / Time

Monday April 18th, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

About the Event:

Dementia Friends Michigan (DFMI) is a one-hour informational session designed to help you understand how to better communicate and support those with dementia. As a dementia friend, you’ll learn how to change the way you think, act and talk about dementia; be a support to friends and family; and contribute to a dementia friendly community.

Who Is It For?

  • Professionals
  • Business owners
  • Public officials
  • Community organizations
  • Community groups
  • Houses of worship
  • Anyone who wants to build their awareness and learn how to interact with people experiencing dementia in a way that emphasizes effective communication, empathy and support!

What You’ll Learn

  • What it is like to live with the disease
  • Dementia friendly practices
  • Effective communication and support
  • How to take action in your community

Registration:
This virtual session will be held via GoToMeeting, a free, easy-to-use online platform. To register, go to https://tinyurl.com/AAA1BFriends.

Questions:
Contact Andrea Lang at (248) 251-6261 or ALang@aaa1b.org.

Download the Dementia Friends Flyer.

 

Dementia Friends Flyer