The Alzheimer Society of Durham Region, in partnership with Impact Ajax, Town of Ajax and the Town of Whitby Mayor's Community Development Fund, is pleased to launch the Blue Umbrella Program in the municipalities of Ajax and Whitby in 2017. There are approximately 10,000 people living with dementia in Durham Region. This project aims to provide local businesses and organizations with education about dementia, and strategies to provide good customer service to people living with dementia.
What is a dementia-friendly community?
A dementia-friendly community is a community that:
dementia and the challenges that people living with dementia face
in their community.
the inclusion and independence of people living with dementia.
people living with dementia in the most appropriate and helpful ways.
and welcomes people living with dementia in their businesses and establishments.
LET’S MAKE OUR PARISH A “DEMENTIA FRIENDLY” COMMUNITY!
Blue Umbrella Training - Alzheimers' Friendly Church
Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 9:30 in the Parish Hall
see Judy Lade for more information