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.

July 17, 2017 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Ridgedale YMCA
Multi-purpose Room 1
12301 Ridgedale Dr.
Minnetonka, MN  55305
Register here, Download flyer
 

July 27, 2017  1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Central MN Council on Aging
250 Riverside Ave N
Sartell, MN  56377
Register by emailing brenda.eldred@cmcoa.org or call 320-253-9349

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.