CARE: A Documentary Film
CARE: A Documentary Film
Online Screening & Live Chat with Documentary Director Deirdre Fishel

Communities Supporting Caregivers
This webinar explored resources that already exist to support informal family caregivers across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

Creating Dementia Friendly Communities: Minnesota Model
The “Creating Dementia Friendly Communities: Minnesota Model” webinar will focus on how communities can organize to adopt dementia-friendly practices within and across all community sectors by using the ACT on Alzheimer’s® Dementia Friendly Communities Toolkit and community engagement process.

Dementia Friendly Communities: Engaging Businesses
Over 70 percent of Dementia Friendly America communities provide outreach to the business sector. Based on lessons learned from DFA communities, this webinar provided information about strategies for conducting work in the business sector.

Dementia Friendly Communities and the Local Landscape
The number of those living with some form of dementia continues to rise at an alarming rate. It is critical for communities to adjust to make dementia capable accommodations in order to enhance independent living and quality of life for those touched by these diagnoses. This webinar reviewed key concepts related to dementia-friendly communities and shared information about how the Alzheimer’s Association partners with communities in their efforts to become dementia-friendly.

Healthy Living with Technology
This webinar explored innovative technologies that are making it easier and safer to age in our own homes. For those of us who want to age in our own homes as safely and comfortably as possible, today’s technology is more than just convenient—it can be a huge boost to both our health and our quality of life.

Let’s Talk – Starting, Facilitating and Promoting Conversations about Care in our Later Years
Among the most important conversations we will have in our lives, the conversation about our choices and interests related to our care and needs in our later years ranks high. While we know they are vitally important, these conversations are commonly avoided because they are overwhelming and often perceived as difficult.

We Can Do This Together: Creating Dementia Friendly Communities
Participants in this webinar heard how people across the country are working to create communities where those living with dementia and their care partners can not only live, but THRIVE! With leadership from Dementia Friendly America, administered by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, communities across the nation are taking action by engaging community sectors such as business, healthcare, faith communities, local government, community services and residential care and more.

Click to learn how lifelong communities across northern New England are supporting people with dementia and family care partners.