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Alzheimers, dementia training, memory loss assistance, prevention, activities
The Alzheimer's Show Exhibition
The Alzheimer's Show is an annual exhibition and conference held over two days providing the latest information, research, resources and support on Alzheimer's for family carers, professionals who work with those who have Alzheimer's such as physicians, nurses, social workers, researchers, home care workers and the general public. United Kingdom. Watch Video

Dementia Assistance and Activities Programs
Dementia and Art Programs
Dementia Caregivers Programs
Memory Programs - Recall and Mind Fitness
Dementia Training and Dementia Advocacy Programs

Dementia, Alzheimer's and Memory Loss Assistance and Activities Programs

Elder Serve at Night Program

Seniors with Alzheimer's and other dementia participate in a dementia assistance program by engaging in activities through the active night hours from 7pm-7am at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale in
New York. Watch Video
Brookdale National
Group Respite

Awards grants to organizations to start model dementia assistance and activities programs - adult day programs for seniors with Alzheimer's or other dementia.
New York, NY, USA.
Adult Day Care

Adult Day Care that specializes in providing assistance and activities for people with mild to severe memory loss such as Alzheimer's and other types of dementia.
Sacramento, California.

Dementia Adventure Program

Providing dementia assistance through adventure activities, travel and short breaks for people living with Alzheimer's and other dementia. In the United Kingdom.
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Table Tennis Therapy

Ping Pong is an activity that can provide stimulation and dementia assistance and therapy for those Alzheimer's and other dementia.
Los Angeles, California.
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U.S. Memory Care Communities

A 58,000 square foot dementia care housing community designed specifically for people who suffer from Alzheimer's and other dementias and uses a unique concept of three different neighborhoods for different levels of care (early, middle or late stages of dementia.) Dallas and HoustonTexas, USA.

Dementia Dog Project

The Dementia Dog Project builds therapy services for people with dementia and re introduces dogs back into lives. Trained therapy dogs help those with dementia maintain their daily routines and activities such as waking, sleeping, and also helping with reminders to take medication and navigating an unfamiliar situation. Scotland.
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Memorable Pets
Pets 2 People

Individuals, organizations or corporate sponsors donate a stuffed animal known as a memorable pet to individuals with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia and provide a form of pet therapy to those in a dementia care facility or nursing home. Available in the USA, Canada, Ireland, UK, Australia and New Zealand through online ordering. Watch Video
Silverado Dementia
Pet Therapy & Live in Pets Program

Dementia assistance through pet therapy for seniors offered at Silverado's Home Care, Assisted Living, or Hospice facilities. In Arizona, California, Illinois, Texas, Utah U.S.A. Watch Video

Silver Alert

Dementia help through an emergency system that broadcasts regional or statewide alerts for missing people with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia. Across the USA.
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Project Lifesaver

Helping Alzheimer's patients and others at risk for wandering by a transmitter that emits a tracking signal that allows a Project Lifesaver agency to find missing persons. Available through participating agencies across the U.S., Canada, and Australia. Watch Video
Safely Home

A MedicAlert for people with dementia who wander or may become lost that can find them and bring them home safely. If a person with dementia is lost a 24/7 emergency hotline with medically trained specialists are available to supply police and emergency responders with the member's physical description, emergency contacts and critical health information.
Across Canada

Home Safety for People With Alzheimer's Disease Booklet
An Alzheimer's home safety booklet to help Alzheimer's and other dementia caregivers to cope with challenges and develop solutions to increase the safety, security and freedom of a person with Alzheimer's. The booklet provides several helpful tips for how to prepare each room of a home to be more 'Alzheimer's friendly.' Available Online.
Dementia Diaries

People with Dementia are given mobile handsets which can be clicked at anytime to record their thoughts in the form an audio diary entry. Diary entries are then automatically uploaded to the internet and the Dementia Diaries website. United Kingdom.
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Dementia-friendly books that promote intellectual stimulation so that those with dementia and memory challenges can take part in reading groups and discussions. Based in Connecticut, USA.
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Joy for All
Companion Pets

Companion robotic pets for older adults and those with dementia to help improve quality of life by providing companionship through touch, and sensor response.
USA. Online. Watch Video
The Alzheimer's Association Safe Return Program
A program that helps to identify and locate wandering or lost persons with Alzheimer’s. The aim is to coordinate the safe return of those who go missing due to Alzheimer’s or other dementia. USA. Watch Video
Connected Horse

Trained facilitators guide interactions between those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias and memory changes. The program is based on dementia research conducted at Stanford University and UC Davis. California, USA. Watch Video

Dementia and Art Programs

Memories at the Museum Alzheimer's

People with mild or moderate Alzheimer's or other dementia can (along with a family member, caregiver or friend) experience an educator led art museum tour.
San Diego, CA, USA.
Meet Me at MOMA
Museum of Modern Art

An interactive art museum gallery program at the New York Museum of Modern Art offering art activities for people with dementia along with their family, care facility or dementia caregiver. New York, NY, USA. Watch Video
MOMA Alzheimer's Project

Art activitiy programs by the New York Museum of Modern Art are presented on location to help those with Alzheimer's and other dementia at assisted-living facilities, nursing homes, adult care centers, senior residential living, and other community locations.
New York, NY, USA.

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Memories in the Making Program

Dementia and art. Individuals with Alzheimer's and other dementia express themselves through art therapy activities. Artwork is exhibited and used for Alzheimer's fundraising. Across the USA, and Internationally.
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Arts Engagement

Dementia assistance to those with Alzheimer's disease, other dementia, and their dementia caregivers attend activities such as symphony concerts, engaging music therapy, and socialization. In Arizona, USA. Watch Video
With Art in Mind

Dementia assistance through art therapy activities for those with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease/related dementia. Phoenix, Arizona.

Ennis Court
Mandala Project

Those with memory loss, receive an outlet and assistance through the use of art therapy and activity of Mandala Art. In Lakewood, Ohio, USA. Watch Video
Alzheimer's Poetry Project

Those with dementia engage in artistic poetry. Each participant living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia is encouraged to engage in artistic creativity by listening to classic poetry, contributing to a communal poem and reading it out loud. Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Texas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC, Wisconsin and Germany and Poland.
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Artists for Alzheimer's

ARTZ Artists for Alzheimer's connects artists and cultural institutions to people living with dementia and their caregivers. Those with dementia can engage in creating art such as paintings, poems, and photographs and also be active members of the art community by attending art events.
Boston, New York, San Francisco, Sacramento, Stuttgart, Germany, London, England, Melbourne, Australia and Paris, France.
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Frye Art Museum
Here Now
Dementia Arts Program

The Frye Art Museum's Here Now Dementia Arts Program offers art gallery tours and art classes designed for individuals with young-onset or early to mid-stage dementia and their caregivers.
Seattle, Washington, USA. Watch Video
Society for the Arts in Dementia Care

The Society for the Arts in Dementia Care supports art and dementia with the support of research, the medical profession, and the creative arts. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Senior ARTreach Programs

Intergenerational art activities for those with Alzheimer's, seniors and youth, which support physical activity, encourage social interaction and creativity. Texas, USA.
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Art in the Moment
Art Institute of Chicago

Art in the Moment is a dementia arts program designed to create opportunities for people who have dementia and cognitive disabilities to interact and engage in conversation. People with cognitive disabilities and their caregivers can participate in the Art in the Moment Program together.
Chicago, USA. Watch Video
Arts & Minds Program

People with dementia and their caregivers engage in close observation and discussion of artwork followed by art making inspired by the work discussed.
The program is conducted at museums, community centers and nursing homes in disadvantaged communities such as Harlem.
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New York, USA.
Minds through Art

An intergenerational art program for people with dementia. Ohio, USA.
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ARTZ Artists for Alzheimer's UK

A dementia art program that uses artistic and cultural experiences to help people with living with dementia to express their thoughts and feelings. Memory prompts are used to stimulate and reminisce through paintings, sculpture, singing, drama and other activities. United Kingdom.
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Arts 4 Dementia

Arts 4 Dementia programs provide intergenerational art activities for people living with dementia and their carers such as Art and Design, Music and Dance, Poetry and Drama, Film and Photography, Singing, Gardens and Heritage.
United Kingdom.
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Dementia Arts

Provides art opportunities for those with dementia by connecting artists, arts organizations and cultural institutions with promoters of creative arts for dementia. United Kingdom.
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Re-Live is a professional arts organization allowing older people and those with dementia to create theatre and life story work.
United Kingdom.
The National Center for Creative Aging's Creative Caregiving Guide
The National Center for
Creative Aging's Creative Caregiving Guide is a guide for caregivers on how to incorporate creativity and the arts into caregiving for those with Alzheimer's disease and related neurocognitive disorders. Across the USA. Watch Video
Stories Within Program

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum offers those with dementia and their caregivers an accessible, dementia friendly, multi-sensory experience tour designed to spark conversation and reflection. To goal is to give those with dementia and other disabilities equal access to art education and history.
New York, USA

Minds through Art

People with dementia are paired with volunteer students, families, caregivers, and nursing facilities to create art. The program provides people with Alzheimer’s or other dementia opportunities for creative, free self-expression and social engagement.
Ohio, USA. Watch Video
Life Drawing

Promotes drawing art classes in care homes for elderly people with dementia. The program provides the opportunity for those with dementia to express themselves, reminisce and communicate through art. United Kingdom.
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Chicago Dance Therapy

Music and dance movement therapy to help those with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. Dance therapy aims to promote cognitive stimulation such as expression, communication, memory and attention. Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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Creative Mojo

In person arts and crafts program for the elderly, people with dementia, adults with learning and physical disabilities, mental health concerns and others. The program provides residents of care homes with hands-on structured arts and crafts activities by trained leaders. United Kingdom.
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Dementia, Alzheimer's Caregiver Programs

MAPS for Caregivers Program

A six-hour caregiver training class that teaches Alzheimer's or other dementia caregivers how to effectively care for seniors with a memory disorder, dementia or Alzheimer's disease.
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for Caregivers

90-minute class for Alzheimer's or other dementia caregivers to learn how to effectively care for seniors with a memory disorder, dementia or Alzheimer's disease.
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UCLA Alzheimer's
and Dementia Care

The UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program helps those with Alzheimer's and other Dementias and their families with medical, behavioral and social aspects of the disease. UCLA.
Los Angeles, Caifornia, USA. Watch Video

Planning Ahead

Class to help Alzheimer's or other dementia caregivers understand the importance of planning ahead legal, financial, and medical decisions for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.In Arizona.
Men Who Care for Those With Alzheimer's Support Program
Support group for male caregivers caring for individuals with Alzheimer's or a related dementia.
In Phoenix, AZ, U.S.A.
Link2Care Online
Support For Caregivers Of Those With Dementia

Online support for Alzheimer's and other dementia caregivers and those who care for some with Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis or someone who has had a stroke.
California, U.S.A.

Camps for Caring Alzheimer's and Other Dementias Program
An intergenerational weekend camp in the country for those with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Provides respite for Alzheimer's and other dementia caregivers and a healthy environment for those with Alzheimer's and other dementia.California, U.S.A.
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TeleCaregiving Workshops for Memory Loss Program
Alzheimer's and other dementia caregivers get assistance, training, tips and skills in free conference call workshops. California, U.S.A.
Alzheimer's and Dementia Resource Center
The center offers support for dementia caregivers in the form of educational resources along with spiritual comfort and emotional support so that caregivers can care for loved ones with dementia and themselves. Florida, USA.
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Alzheimer's Association
24/7 Helpline

A free hotline for anyone requiring information or support related Alzheimer’s and other dementias. The helpline is toll-free and representatives at the call center are available anytime day or night.
Across the USA.
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Dance for Life

Dance class for people living with Dementia and their caregivers providing a joint activity which stimulates physical and social health and well-being.United Kingdom. Watch Video
The Alzheimer’s Family and Caregiver Support Program
Free in-home care help and support for family caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. The program provides financial assistance for family caregivers of individuals with dementia. Wisconsin, USA. Watch Video

Fit Minds
InterAct Caregiver's Program

Dementia support resources and materials such as: games, exercises and activities that provide cognitive stimulation for those with dementia.
Available Online.
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Dementia TimeOut

A planned holiday for those with dementia including full service dementia care in a natural countryside setting.The holiday also allows dementia caregivers a respite from caregiving duties. Scotland.
I CAN! I WILL! Project

The 'I CAN! I WILL!' project by Alzheimer's Disease International collects hundreds of personal stories and ideas from persons living with dementia, dementia caregivers, medical professionals and Alzheimer's associations in a very unique and interactive online library.
United Kingdom.
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Alzheimer's Society Training in Dementia for Caregivers Program
Training and education for those professionals working with people with Alzheimer's and dementia.
London, England.
Dementia UK
Uniting Carers

Alzheimer's and other dementia caregivers who share their stories and in the process raise awareness and increase people's understanding of dementia. United Kingdom.
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Nursing DIRECT

A national helpline in the UK supported by experienced Admiral Nurses who offer practical advice and emotional support those with dementia and their caregivers.
United Kingdom.
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Alzheimer's Society National Dementia Helpline Program
A telephone hotline in the United Kingdom that provides Alzheimer's and other dementia information, support, guidance and referrals.
United Kingdom.
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Dementia UK

Training courses for professionals - both managment and staff who work with those with Alzheimer's and other dementia in the
United Kingdom.
Mattering in Dementia Care Program

A dementia care model that helps dementia care homes to reach 'butterfly status' which is based on a person-centered standard of care for their facility. Based on the concept that 'Feelings Matter Most' in dementia care and that person-centered care should the base of all dementia services.
United Kingdom.

Helping Carers to Care Dementia Caregiving Training
A dementia carer handbook put together by a group of international dementia experts. The caregiver handbook provides the carer and family members with information such as a basic education about what dementia is, how to cope with dementia, and training on how to manage dementia related behaviors.
United Kingdom.
Memory Café

A Memory Café or Alzheimer's Café provides a break or respite from the daily routine of coping with dementia and dementia related stresses and issues. Dementia caregivers and those with dementia can explore art, music, poetry and socialization with a chance to laugh and let go.
Across the USA and Europe.
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DEANA Foundation

Provides financial relief, emotional support and resources for family caregivers affected by dementia to help alleviate some of the emotional and financial burden that dementia places on families caring for their loved one. Riverside, California.
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Care & Dementia Show

The largest trade show event in the UK for the care sector including, care business owners, care professionals, health care suppliers, care managers and others.
United Kingdom.
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Dementia Dialogues

Dementia Dialogues is a free dementia training course to educate dementia caregivers and others in how to care for those with dementia. The Dementia Dialogues video series trains dementia caregivers with quick tips to provide quality care to persons living with dementia. South Carolina, USA.
Dementia Village

A dementia community where those with dementia can live in a village with a supermarket, a theatre, a restaurant, hairdresser and more while receiving skilled nursing care and support services. The village concept is meant to create a paradigm shift in dementia care by deinstitutionalizing memory care. The Netherlands.
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The Alzheimer Society of Canada First Link Program
Provides early support for Alzheimer’s disease from the time of diagnosis and throughout the progression of the disease. Canada.
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Memory Programs - Recall and Mind Fitness

Story Corps

A recorded memory program that sets up an interview session of an individual who has Alzheimer's or other dementias or memory loss which is then available to the family and archived into National Library of Congress. Across the U.S.A. Watch Video
Memory Method

A memory program that follows the memory-method approach" that involves elderly in Japan recalling memories and discussing memories among themselves.
Time Slips Story Telling Program

An improvisational storytelling workshop for those with Alzheimer's and other dementia. This unique memory program shifts the pressure and emphasis away from memories and factual reminiscence, to opening and validating the imagination. Available Internationally. Watch Video

The Drum Workshop Program

The Drum Workshop memory program assists those with Alzheimer's, dementia, or memory loss to develop mind fitness by playing the drums in an ensemble.
Massachusetts, USA.
Memory Fitness
Center Program

Group sessions to help sharpen and recall memory skills of older adults who are showing signs of memory loss or have been recently diagnosed with dementia. In Pennsylvania, USA.
The Big Picture

A memory program that works with those with Alzheimer's and other dementia, dementia caregivers and families to provide free custom movies, digital frames, and photo albums that can be used to recall memory, or for keepsake. In Saint Paul, MN, USA.

Belmont Village
Circle of Friends

Mental and physical fitness activity program for residents starting memory loss or mild cognitive impairment in senior independent and assisted living. Several states throughout the U.S.A.
CARES Senior Moments Early Memory Loss Program
Gives seniors in Florida memory loss prevention activities to handle the progression and challenges of potential dementia.
Brain Gym

Memory exercises, mind fitness and physical movements to increase brain function and prevent possible memory loss. Across the United States and virtual on-line access internationally.
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Alzheimer's Dementia Snoezelen Therapy Program
A multi-sensory treatment room with colored lights moving on the walls, soft music playing, a pleasant scent in the air and interactive stimuli to assist those with Alzheimer's and other dementia. In New York. Watch Video
Memory Training

Four-Week memory program offering memory training and mind fitness class for those having minor trouble remembering names, dates and other information but are otherwise in good mental and physical health. Phoenix, AZ.
Musical Memories Program

Assists those with mild memory loss and/or families to recall memory and create a custom compact disk CD for the person with memory loss to include favorite familiar music. In Phoenix, AZ.

Mind Body Awareness (MBA) – Belmont Village Program
A holistic approach to memory loss prevention and a healthy lifestyle for seniors in assisted living that combined mental fitness, physical exercise, nutrition, and spiritual and creative thinking. Several states throughout the U.S.A.
Reminiscence Room Program

Those with Alzheimer's and other dementia can sit and experience memory recall in a room decorated in a 1950's style with old-fashioned furniture, photographs, phones, and a typewriter In England.
Music & Memory

A memory program providing ipods as a form of music therapy. Elderly with memory loss, Alzheimer's disease, and other forms of dementia can benefit from personalized music in their own homes or at nursing facilities. Across the U.S.A. Watch Video


SingFit is a program that incorporates singing, movement, trivia and reminiscence for a fully engaging mind/body workout.Los Angeles, California. Watch Video
Memory Education Program

Classes for those experiencing memory loss, cognitive impairment, and early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The program aims to support those with cognitive impairment and their caregivers so that they can learn new techniques on how to
deal with memory loss. California, USA. Watch Video

Brain Bus

Dementia activities available on a mobile bus to promote physical fitness and mental well-being for people living with dementia. So that dementia activities are accessible to those living with dementia no matter where they are located. United Kingdom.
Ashby Memory Method Program

A non-invasive, drug free dementia intervention, brain fitness program for those with Alzheimer's and other dementia that uses a mix of person-centered activities with individualized "pen and paper booklet" formatted cognitive exercises. USA, Canada,U.K. and Australia. Watch Video
Sporting Memories Network

The Sporting Memories Network creates opportunities and activities for those with dementia to reminisce by using sports icons, images and conversation.
United Kingdom.

Brain Games

A memory program that offers a free online brain power assessment and suggests activities and games to work on weaker or problem areas. Suggestions may include working on short-term memory, long-term memory, hand-eye coordination, names, and recognition.
Available Free Online.
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Dakim BrainFitness Program

Dakim brain fitness software is a memory program that offers a serious yet fun brain exercise workout to help prevent memory loss. The memory game program is available to senior living communities and for older adults living at home.
Available Internationally.
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Brain Training
Posit Science

Memory games and mind fitness activities to help seniors and others to maintain a strong and healthy mind. BrainHQ brain games can also help those with memory loss or dementia to stay engaged and encourage an active mind. Available Online.
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Lumosity Brain Training

A personalized Internet based brain training program to enhance memory and attention and track changes in memory performance. Lumosity also provides performance tracking to gauge improvement.
Available Online.
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Fit Brains

Brain training games which aim to improve memory, deepen concentration and improve brain function.
Available Online

Memory Bank

Memory Bank is a memory aid resource available on DVD or download that uses archive film with familiar themes in order to connect the past to the present and bring memories back to those who are experiencing memory loss. The aim is to provide a reminiscence therapy tool for those with Alzheimer's, dementia and other memory disorders. York, United Kingdom.

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Reminiscence Pods

RemPods are temporary reminiscence rooms, which recreate vintage room themes complete with old décor, technology such as radios, record players, phones and memorabilia. The aim is to turn any environment in therapeutic and calming reminiscence rooms for older adults who have memory loss, Alzheimer's or other dementia.
United Kingdom.
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Dolls for Dementia

Provides dolls and stuffed animals for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
Arkansas, USA. Watch Video.
Active Agers

Elderly and people with dementia are provided meaningful technology-based activities in a group setting such as active video gaming, GarageBand, and other apps in the hopes of strengthening memory recall.
Singapore, Malaysia.

True Doors

Made to measure stickers modeled after real doors are placed on the doors of nursing home, assisted living, and senior living facility residents. The decals aim to personalize an elderly person’s room in a senior care facility and to possibly provide memory of a familiar place for those with dementia. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Watch Video

BikeAround is a google maps bike for older adults. A stationary bicycle placed in front of a large dome shaped screen displaying real life, moving locations using google maps. The simulation provides seniors, those with disabilities, or Alzheimer’s and other dementias the opportunity to simulate a travel experience to a place from their past or to new locations around the world. Based in Sweden. Available in locations across Europe, Asia and USA.
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Ambient Activity

Pop-up wall-mounted dementia related products and activities for those with moderate to severe dementia providing hands on tactile activity. Ontario, Canada.
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top ten warning signs of alzheimers

According to the Alzheimer's Association, memory loss that disrupts daily living is not a normal part of aging.
Learn the top 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's

Dementia Training and Dementia Advocacy Programs

Alzheimer's Association Early Detection Alliance Program
Companies educating at the workplace on the warning signs of Alzheimer's, promoting employee well-being and minimizing caregiver absenteeism. Across the U.S.A. Watch Video
Memory Bridge

A curriculum that teaches students in grades 6-12 how to communicate with individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other dementia. Across the U.S.A. Watch Video
First Responder
Dementia Trainer

Educating and training first responders in interacting with those with Alzheimer's and other dementia. Across the U.S.A.

Approaching Alzheimer's for First Responders Training Program
Training program for first responders when approaching those with Alzheimer's and other dementia in an emergency situation. Across the U.S.A.
Dementia Care
Manager Training

Training for managers and supervisors who oversee Alzheimer's & other dementia units. Across the U.S.A.
Alzheimer's Prevention Initiative

Alzheimer's prevention research: Finding ways to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's symptoms or to be able to prevent it as quickly as possible. In Phoenix, AZ.

Alzheimer's Medicare Advocacy Project

Advocating for those with Alzheimer's and responding to Alzheimer's-related Medicare inquiries from local Alzheimer's Association chapters throughout the U.S.A.
Walk To End Alzheimer's

Annual event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. The Alzheimer's Association aims to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain.
Across the U.S.A.
Alzheimer's Ass'n Multicultural Diverse Communities Program
Outreach programs and supportive services to increase awareness of Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia in African-American, Black, Hispanic/Latino and Asian (Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese) communities. Across the U.S.A.

Banner Alzheimer's Community Library Program
Community library resource for patients, caregivers, family members and others to ncrease awareness and training on Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia-related disorders. In Phoenix, AZ.
Dementia Knowledge Centre

Information center library and online access library for those with interested in dementia care and research. London England, online access available.
Rush Alzheimer's
Disease Center Training Programs

A top US hospital provides educational presentations, training workshops and conferences to healthcare professionals and family caregivers. In Chicago, IL, U.S.A. Watch Video

Community Education Partnership Program

A 90 minute dementia training education and awareness session by the Mayo Clinic for the general community in Minnesota, USA.
Alzheimer's Association Green-Field Library Program
A national, privately funded library for Alzheimer's and other dementia resources with chapters across the United States and virtual on-line access internationally.
US Against Alzheimer's

A group of individuals dedicated to advocating for those with Alzheimer's with the goal of ending Alzheimer's by 2020. Across the USA

International Dementia Excellence Awards Program
An award to recognize organizations and individuals who have worked to improve the quality of life of people with dementia. Awards available Internationally.
Alzheimer's Foundation of America Excellence in Care Program
Designation of National Distinction in Alzheimer's care and related dementias for nursing care and other senior living facilities. To set a national standard of excellence in Alzheimer's and related dementias' care and to advocate for better dementia care in the United States.
Alzheimer Society
of Toronto
Online Lending Library

A free online lending library open to all. Dementia related materials are available through an online catalogue, which provides links to dementia-related resources in over 90 languages, including websites, videos, audio files and e-books. A resource center is also open to the public where materials are available.
Online Open to All

Alzheimer's Foundation of America on Campus

Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) on Campus is a division of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America that encourages and engages students at colleges and universities to engage in Alzheimer awareness raising activities and to get involved as future leaders of the Alzheimer's cause.
Across the USA.
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Virtual Dementia Tour Dementia Sensitivity Training Program
Simulation training for Dementia caregivers so that they can better understand what it is like to have dementia and what those with Dementia go through on a daily basis. Across the USA.
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Memory Screening Day

National Memory Screening Day provides a free, confidential memory screening test to individuals concerned about memory loss. The program is funded by the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.
Across the USA.
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Alzheimer's Multicultural Awareness

Information explaining Alzheimer's and how to cope in different languages. Across the United Kingdom. Watch Video
Dementia What You Need to Know - Minority Ethnic Languages Program
Information on dementia in different languages and cultures to increase awareness and reduce the stigma attached with dementia.
In Scotland.
Time for a Cuppa Dementia Fundraising Program
Annual tea fundraising events for individuals, nursing homes or corporations to organize so that they can raise money for Dementia UK Programs.

Alzheimer's Society Dementia Friends Program
Volunteers make life easier for people with Dementia by completing acts of kindness and helping with daily tasks. United Kingdom (UK)
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and Related Disorders Society of India

Alzheimer's and Related Disorders Society of India increases awareness of Alzheimer's and other dementias and provides dementia care, caregiver support, training, advocacy and research. Across India.
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Culture Dementia UK

Culture Dementia UK supports and advocates for those with dementia and their carers among the African/Caribbean community in the
United Kingdom.

Alzheimer's Disease International

Alzheimer's Disease International is the global voice on dementia and works by empowering Alzheimer's associations around the world to help people with dementia and dementia caregivers. The organization also works internationally to increase awareness of dementia, reduce the stigma associated with dementia, and conducts research, training and advocates on behalf of those with dementia to effect government policies.
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Alzheimer Scotland Action on Dementia 50% Campaign Program
Increasing awareness that half of the people with Alzheimer's and other dementia don't know they have Alzheimer's and other dementia due to the fact that they are undiagnosed. In Edinburgh, Scotland.
The Dementia Challenge

The Dementia Challenge was initiated by Prime Minister David Cameron to increase dementia awareness, create dementia friendly communities, improve the lives of those living with dementia, and increase dementia research.
United Kingdom.
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Alzheimer's Society Training In Dementia For Professionals Program
Alzheimer's and other dementia training for professionals and organizations on a variety of topics for all staff groups at all levels. Training is delivered through a team of specialist dementia experts and trainers. Alzheimer's Society. Across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The Alzheimer's Show

The Alzheimer's Show is an annual exhibition and conference held over two days providing the latest information, research, resources and support on Alzheimer's for family carers, professionals who work with those who have Alzheimer's such as physicians, nurses, social workers, researchers, home care workers and the general public. United Kingdom.
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First Group - Bus Driver Dementia Awareness Training Program
Providing bus drivers in Britain with dementia sensitivity training so that they can better meet the needs of individuals with dementia who use public transportation. In certain areas of the United Kingdom.

Dementia Action Alliance

The Dementia Action Alliance works with organizations, carers, family members and the community to increase awareness of dementia, and to improve the quality of life of those with dementia.
United Kingdom.
The Dementia
Resource Suite for Schools

A program that teaches dementia awareness to students in schools aiming to create a Dementia Friendly Generation.United KIngdom.
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Living Well
With Dementia
Photo Contest

A Dementia Photo Contest to increase awareness of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementias.
Toronto, Canada.

The Alzheimer's
Global Initiative

Aims to increase Alzheimer's awareness to government leaders and health policymakers and reduce the burden of Alzheimer's disease at a global level. The initiative helps support global plans to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease. International.
Global CEO
Initiative on Alzheimer's

The Global CEO Initiative on Alzheimer's Disease is a partnership initiated by leading global corporations and involving non-profit and governmental organizations. The aim is prevent and treat Alzheimer's disease by 2025. International. Watch Video
McGill Brainy Boomers
Lecture Series and Ponder Program

The Brainy Boomers Lecture Series presents lectures by prominent aging related experts and the Ponder Program conducts Alzheimer's and other dementia research. The goal is to raise awareness and to provide the latest information on aging related issues and the prevention of neurodegenerative disorders associated with aging. Montreal, Canada.

Dementia Elevator

Dementia Awareness and Training for leaders, family carers, GPs, nurses, pharmacists, and other health & social care professionals including psychosocial skills training, including cognitive remediation and multisensory stimulation therapy and ethical care decisions, and memory assessment training. Ireland.
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Memory Bubble
Dementia Training

An online dementia training video course designed for dementia carers and others who come into contact with people with dementia. The training highlights real stories and demonstrates coping strategies. Available Online. Watch Video
The Alzheimer Society
of Bangladesh

The first comprehensive Dementia awareness campaign and caregiving platform in Bangladesh.

Festival of Ideas

A full exploration of what Dementia means through Dementia classes, an ideas lab, participative events, a conference, surveys, online discussions and blogs.
United Kingdom.
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Alzheimer’s Disease

A statewide registry of South Carolina residents diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders. To provide a comprehensive database for dementia tracking, research, treatment and planning.South Carolina, USA. Watch Video
British Transport Police Dementia Friendly Stations
The Dementia Friendly Station program educates police and transportation staff on how to recognize individuals with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia who are using or would like to use public trains and how to offer help.
United Kingdom.
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Create 4 Dementia

A competition to create the best app to help those with dementia. The program helps developers and programmers to tune into the needs of those with dementia and figure out how they can make lives easier through technology.
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Purple Angel
Dementia Campaign

With the help of worldwide ambassadors, the campaign provides information about dementia to businesses, retail outlets and other services so that they can better serve and support those with dementia. The campaign hopes to raise awareness in communities, empower people with dementia and address negative attitudes about dementia. International.
Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement

A movement started by Maria Shriver to research the area of why women are disproportionately affected by Alzheimer’s and to help find a cure for all. International. Watch Video

Dementia Friends America

Dementia Friends helps to create Dementia friendly communities by providing information and training. The organization aims to change the way people think, act, and talk about dementia. USA.
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Dementia Live Training

A hands-on dementia awareness and sensitivity training to simulate some of sensory loss experienced by those with dementia and so that participants may better understand what it may feel like to live with dementia on a daily basis. USA, Australia.
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Gentle Persuasive Approach Dementia Training
Provides dementia training and education to dementia caregivers and health care providers with the goal of providing a more gentle way to deal with responsive behaviors from those with dementia. Canada. Watch Video

Side by Side
Love and Joy in Dementia Care

A film and photo exhibit featuring people living with dementia aiming to increase awareness and change perceptions of what it looks like to live with dementia. International. Watch Video
Dementia Awareness Schools Pack

Dementia awareness training for children. The aim of the program is to teach kids about dementia and to increase sensitivity and awareness when around those with dementia. Scotland.
Dementia Explained

Teaching dementia awareness to kids so that they can better understand how dementia affects someone they may or may not know. UK.
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A Million Hands

Dementia awareness project by the Scouts Association to encourage young people to make a difference and raise awareness of dementia and those affected by it. UK.
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Creating A
Dementia-Friendly Generation

Teaching kids about dementia at school through easy to use Dementia teaching curriculum and resources.
United Kingdom.
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Dementia in My Family

A website and resource for kids to learn about and understand dementia. Tools explain what dementia is and provide resources and support for kids who may know someone with dementia such as a grandparent or parent. Online.

Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center

Alzheimer’s therapy programs, counseling, support services, caregiver training, advocacy and research.
Long Island, New York.
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Understand Together

A dementia awareness and information campaign involving communities to help improve the lives of those with dementia and their families. Ireland. Watch Video
The Global
Brain Health Institute

Invests in training and funding leaders, mentors and fellows who are working to improve dementia and brain health. The institute works to improve dementia care, effect policy change, develop evidence-based interventions, preventions and conduct research.California, Ireland.
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Canadian Remote Access for Dementia Learning Experiences
A free online course on dementia care for unregulated care providers such as personal support workers and continuing care assistants.
Ontario, Canada.
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Dementia-Friendly Environment Project

The Dementia-Friendly Environment Project and the Dementia-Inclusive Streets and Community Access, Participation and Engagement Project aim to inform city planners and service providers on how to better design spaces to keep people with dementia independent and mobile, reduce anxiety and have a better quality of life.
British Columbia, Canada.
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Dementia-Friendly Canada Project

Free tools and resources to promote dementia accessible environments for those living with dementia and their caregivers. The project provides dementia friendly training for individuals and businesses. Canada.
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ACT on Alzheimer's

Dementia friendly training guides and toolkits for communities, businesses, workplaces, healthcare settings, legal and financial professionals, faith communities, residential settings and more.
Minnesota, USA.
National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners
Dementia certification courses, seminars and training for health care professionals and others who work with people with dementia.
New Jersey, NY, USA.
Dementia Strategy for Canada

Objectives, goals and strategy to help guide the country’s future on how best to handle dementia and the effects on those living with dementia and their caregivers. Canada.
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McGill Dementia Education Program

Dementia training, educational tools, workshops, webcasts, guides, booklets and more. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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Techniques and tips to help communicate with older adults with dementia. Validation aims to nurture and respect the lives of those with with Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias Oregon, USA. Watch Video
Dementia Inclusive Streets and Communities

A project researching how neighborhood environment, building and design effect the mobility and engagement of those living with dementia. Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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The Restaurant of Mistaken Orders

A dementia friendly restaurant where the servers have dementia. The project aims to employ, support, and empower those with dementia to live fulfilling lives and increase awareness of dementia. Japan
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