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Dementia Friendly Petersburg

What is dementia?
Dementia is a general term for loss of memory, language, problem-solving and other thinking abilities that are severe enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer's is the most common cause of dementia.                                                                                                      – Alzheimer’s Association

What is a Dementia-Friendly Community?
A dementia friendly community is a village, town, city or county that is informed, safe and respectful of individuals with the disease, their families and caregivers and provides supportive options that foster quality of life.                                                            – Dementia Friendly America

Meeting Information
Date: Last Friday of every month
Time: TBD
Location: Location changes each month. Email Coordinator for more information.

Action Team Members

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $3,691,706 million with zero percentage financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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