Author: Cyndy Luzinski

With the onset of Covid-19, everyone in healthcare hopefully now knows well that masks are needed as we interact with our elders.   We've been asked our thoughts on this.  Our answer is:  We absolutely must comply with national scientific, state and local regulations to...

"It’s a vibrant Sunday afternoon in Old Town, and Beaver’s Market is brimming with customers. Among them, an elderly woman pushes her cart through the aisles, looking at items but not grabbing anything. She stops at an endcap, rubbing her forehead, frowning. An employee who’s...

"When Mitchell* kept forgetting trash day and couldn’t remember recent conversations, his wife Mary* didn’t think too much about it. A few months later, the retired minister was officiating his grandson’s wedding and suddenly went off-script, leaving out a beloved aunt who was standing on...

We are an “in the meantime” organization. We help people discover that “in the meantime,” until cures for the various causes of dementia are found, we can make life changing differences NOW for people striving to live well with dementia.”  Our purpose is to leverage all the...

DEMENTIA-FRIENDLY LEADERS Making a Difference: Story #3 We are an “in the meantime” organization.  We help people discover that “in the meantime,” until cures for the various causes of dementia are found, we can make life changing differences NOW for people striving to live well with dementia.”  Our...

We are an “in the meantime” organization.  We help people discover that “in the meantime,” until cures for the various causes of dementia are found, we can make life changing differences NOW for people striving to live well with dementia.”  Our purpose is to leverage...

We are an “in the meantime” organization.  We help people discover that “in the meantime,” until cures for the various causes of dementia are found, we can make life changing differences NOW for people striving to live well with dementia.”  Our purpose is to leverage...

"The First Annual community wide inter-generational memory cafe and concert was recently held at the Lincoln Center in Fort Collins, and hosted by DementiaFriendly Communities of No. Co. The affair high-lighted how the organization leverages and provides life enrichment opportunities, care partner support, education and...

Our friends, Dave and Tara Powers, at Mountain City Music composed and debuted this song to an audience of 250 people at our inaugural JOY ON THE JOURNEY community-wide intergenerational "Happy Trails" memory café in June at the Lincoln Center.  "Sweet Norma Jean"  features Tara's...

Watch Cyndy Luzinski describe her journey to create Dementia Friendly Communities of Northern Colorado to honor her father and make life-changing differences in for people living with dementia. View all our videos on YouTube. ...