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An initiative of the Massachusetts Councils on Aging

Welcome!

See Map of DF Communities

View an interactive map of Dementia Friendly communities.

Dementia Friendly Massachusetts is a grassroots movement to make communities safe, inclusive and respectful for persons with Alzheimer’s disease, or a related dementia.

Featured Resources

What is Dementia?

Understand the many forms of the disease

Dementia Friendly Communities

Steps to becoming a more Dementia Friendly Community

Sample DFM Materials

Find mock-up materials that you can easily download and use in your community

Memory Café’s

Create a wonderfully welcoming place for individuals with Dementia

The DFM Pledge

Sign the DFM Pledge to become more dementia friendly

Resources by Sector

Links to Dementia Friendly resources by Sector

Better Together

Better Together: Dementia Friendly and Age Friendly Communities

Partners

Links to DFM Partners

Funding

Funding Opportunities and Clever Ideas to fund your DF Activities

News

In case you missed it…

Check out this beautiful video and story on Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga as they prepare for Bennett's last big concert. Anderson Cooper from 60 minutes interviews Tony Bennett on the life of the 95-year-old singer and how he is living with Alzheimer's....

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Events Calendar

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