ACT on Alzheimer’s Pine City

Pine City Action Team“Pine City is a very proud community. Whether becoming educated about dementia or providing time and resources, the ACTion Team wants to carry out their work in a respectful manner with everyone touched by dementia to preserve their dignity.”
— Cathy Gilmore, ACTion Team Lead

 

About Our ACT Community

Pine City ACT on Alzheimer’s Action Community was formed in 2016. Several Pine City community leaders participate on the ACTion Team including a city council member, the city planner, the chamber of commerce head, the director of Pine County Health and Human services, a county commissioner, the county sheriff, and a leader in the faith community are involved in the effort.

Snapshot of Activities

  • The team has taken on two key challenges in their outreach to the community: 1) reaching out to and providing resources and support to caregivers and 2) reaching out to community members with a low socio-economic status (below poverty level).
  • The team is currently working on Phase 3 of the Dementia Friendly Communities Toolkit, Analyzing results and determining action priorities.

In the News

ACT on Alzheimer’s Continues Efforts in Pine City Area
Pine City Pioneer, January 20, 2017

Action Community Team Contact 

Cathy Gilmore
cathyjgilmore@yahoo.com