Dementia Friends Champions Training

A Dementia Friends Champion participates in a Champions training. The Champion then facilitates a one-hour Dementia Friends session with friends, family, colleagues and the wider community. The goal of the Dementia Friends Session is to help community members understand dementia and the small things they can do to make a difference for people living with dementia.

Attend a Champions Training
This training will equip you with the knowledge and activities needed to facilitate a Dementia Friends Information Session with community members. An Information Session is a face-to-face session that lasts approximately one hour and is run by a Dementia Friends Champion. It covers the five key messages everyone should know about dementia through activities and discussion. The goal of the Dementia Friends Information Session is to help community members understand dementia and the small things they can do to make a difference for people living with dementia.

October 16, 2017  3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Registration is now closed. 
Jewish Family Services
Board Room
1633 West 7th Street
St. Paul, MN  55102
Register by October 9, 2017.

November 2, 2017  7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Jewish Family and Children's Services of Minneapolis
Levin Board Room
13100 Wayzata Blvd, Suite 400
Minnetonka, MN  55305
Register here
Register by October 26, 2017.

November 6, 2017  1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Whitney Senior Center
1527 Northway Dr.
St. Cloud, MN  56303
Register by November 3.  Please call:  320-255-7245

After completing a training, you will need to register as a Champion on the ACT on Alzheimer’s website to access the Dementia Friends Minnesota materials.

For more information, please contact Emily Farah-Miller, ACT on Alzheimer’s, efmiller@metroaging.org, 651-245-2927.