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An initiative of the Massachusetts Councils on Aging

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.

Webinars

Join us for our webinar series to learn more about specific topics as they relate to dementia.  Dementia and Guns, Dementia Friendly Libraries, Come to a DF fair and other topics will be explored.  Links to archived Webinars will be posted here.

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

Learn More About Memory Cafes

Learn more about Memory Cafes from Beth Soltzberg. Congratulations to Beth on a highly informative, passionate and well executed TEDx talk. "Memory cafes: making space for dementia and joy” by Beth Soltzberg | TEDxWaltham: https://youtu.be/vje71rXP8Z0

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Dementia and Firearms

According to Medical X, faculty members at the University of Colorado School of Medicine at the Anschutz Medical Campus announced the Safety in Dementia website, the first comprehensive online resource to help caregivers navigate issues related to firearm access and...

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Events Calendar

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