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Contented Dementia training with Penny Garner Dad was a brilliant researcher and fisherman, but he was an even better father.  So, when he shared his concern with me several years ago that his thinking was foggy,  I started to do some research of my own.  I...

What's going on here? Spring in Dementia-friendly Northern Colorado: ElderCare Resource Day included more than 40 people learning about the Contented Dementia approach to care. “Dementia-Friendly Communities of Northern Colorado” had a booth at the Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce Healthcare Summit.   National radio show, Alzheimer’s Speaks, and local...

The concept of Dementia-Friendly Communities has existed for many years in the UK and Australia. In recent years, Wisconsin and Minnesota have had several communities become dementia-friendly and both states continue with initiatives to assist more communities striving to accomplish dementia-friendly environments. Northern Colorado is...