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Act on Alzheimer’s

January 12, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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City of Arlington

The City of Arlington’s ACT on Alzheimer’s committee will be hosting a public meeting on Thursday, January 12 at 2 pm at the Arlington Community Center to discuss the survey results from Arlington’s ACT on Alzheimer’s initiative.
The general aim is to develop a dementia friendly, dementia capable community.

The ACT on Alzheimer’s committee would like to invite the public to vote on which programs they would like to see implemented in the City of Arlington.  Below are some options, more options will come out of the meeting.

Awareness Options include:

  • Educational materials on resources available for those with dementia
  • Dementia educational resources that are tailored to the Hispanic population
  • Business/faith community/office/organization training on dementia and dementia friendly community
  • Speakers from organizations like the Alzheimer’s Association
  • Dementia Friends education/speaking engagements

Caregiver Counseling, Support Groups and Services options include:

  • Support groups
  • Caregiver consultation services
  • Wellness programs

Meaningful Engagement Activities options include:

  • Choral Group
  • Memory Cafe

Caregivers and those with dementia or Alzheimer’s are invited to attend this meeting.  Volunteers will be at the meeting to watch your loved one while you participate in the meeting.   If you cannot attend the meeting, but would like to vote on which programs to implement please contact ACT Coordinator Amy Newsom at 507-720-8586 or [email protected].

Cookies and coffee will be provided.


January 12, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Arlington Community Center
204 Shamrock Drive
Arlington, MN 55307
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