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.

 

August 16, 2017  10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Eisenhower Community Center
Room 223
1001 MN-7
Hopkins, MN  55305
Download flyer; Register here

August 24, 2017  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 pm
Interfaith Caregivers
301 N Main
Blue Earth, MN  56013
Download flyer; Register here

August 30, 2017  9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Lakes and Pines CAC Inc.
Conference Room
1700 Maple Ave E
Mora, MN  55051
Register at 320-679-1800 or 800-832-6082 option 4

August 30, 2017  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Pine City - City Hall
Council Chamber
315 Main St S Ste 100
Pine City, MN  55063
Register at 320-679-1800 or 800-832-6082 option 4

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.