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Prepare Minnesota for Alzheimer’s 2020 is a statewide, voluntary collaboration that includes over 50 organizations and 130 individuals seeking to prepare for the budgetary, social, and personal impacts of Alzheimer’s disease by 2020.
FOR The rise of Alzheimer’s disease AND OTHER DEMENTIAS
The rise of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias in Minnesota will bring enormous cost and burden to individuals with the disease, their families, caregivers, employers, communities, and Minnesota.
Prepare Minnesota for Alzheimer’s seeks to:
Prepare Minnesota for Alzheimer’s has developed a Community Tool Kit to assist communities in becoming dementia capable so that they can support their residents who are touched by Alzheimer’s Disease.
A dementia capable community is informed, safe and respectful of individuals with dementia and their families, provides supportive options, and fosters quality of life.
Specifically, a dementia prepared community:
A tool kit is available and can be used for:
The rapidly increasing prevalence of Alzheimer’s in Minnesota is an urgent call for us to prepare our systems and communities for the complex needs related to the disease.
Learn more or participate in Prepare MN for Alzheimer’s at http://www.collectiveactionlab.com
Facts about Alzheimer’s disease are from 2011 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures (www.alz.org)