Resources

The Dementia Friendly America Network consists of national organizations, leaders within communities representing all sectors, people living with dementia and their care partners. The resources listed below are designed to support work being undertaken within communities by all sectors and individuals and come from a wide variety of sources. For ease of use, they are presented in alphabetical order within the following topic areas.

Arts and Cultural Activities

 

Businesses

 

Caregivers and Caregiving

 

Clinical Tools

 

 

 

Disaster Planning

Engaging People with Dementia

 

Environment

Evaluation

 

 

 

 

Financial Resources

 

First Responders

 

 

Housing

Legal Resources and Advanced Planning

 

 

Livable And Age Friendly Communities

 

Local Government

 

 

Residential and Specialty Care

 

Statistics and Facts

 

Transportation

 

Organizations and Associations

The following organizations have developed a wealth of resources in support of older adults and work to improve dementia friendliness in communities across the nation.  Many of their resources are listed within the alphabetical issue listing but many others can be found on their websites which are listed below

 

 

DFA Community-Developed Resources