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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...

IN RECENT DAYS, WE’VE ALL DISCOVERED WHAT MANY OLDER ADULTS, ESPECIALLY THOSE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA, HAVE ALREADY EXPERIENCED. HOPEFULLY, WE POSSESS GREATER UNDERSTANDING AND EMPATHY AS A RESULT What did we do when we were worried with all the bad news we were hearing? We focused on our physical...

As social beings, humans thrive on interacting with one another. For people living with dementia and their caregivers, social interaction with other people is vital component to their health. “A lot of times when people get a dementia related diagnosis, people back away because they don’t...

3/19/2020 email to friends of DFC NoCo Dear friends of Dementia-Friendly Communities of Northern Colorado, Like every other organization you've ever had any connection with;), we want to assure you that we are honoring the CDC, state, and local recommendations to suspend all of our classes and...

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...