People living with dementia and their caregivers live in every community in America. They are our neighbors, customers, clients and friends.

Creating a dementia-inclusive community means creating a place everyone can live well and thrive. 

Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging invites you to attend a webinar on Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The event, jointly sponsored by Northeast Ohio Medical University and the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) will introduce a framework for creating a dementia-inclusive Cleveland Heights.

Attendees will learn:

  • What dementia-inclusive communities are
  • How the Dementia Friends program can help them learn the signs and symptoms of dementia and offer communication strategies to better serve clients and neighbors
  • About dementia-inclusive education efforts by GWEP in the Middlebury area
  • Ways to engage neighbors in Cleveland Heights in creating a dementia-inclusive community

There is no cost to attend the webinar.