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Tuesday December 29, 2015
"Exceptional service for an exceptional community." That''s the mission statement for the City of Fort Collins'' organizations. The Fort Collins Senior Center takes that mission seriously. The leadership staff of the Senior Center participated in an educational session as part of their plan for having all of their employees become more dementia-aware and friendly to their patrons who are living with dementia and utilizing the Senior Center to stay engaged in their community. It''s all about showing excellent customer service with a little added compassion and... Read More
Thursday December 10, 2015
History was made this week in Northern Colorado! The Fort Collins Lincoln Center staff and management participated in an educational session to help them become more dementia-aware and responsive to their patrons who are living with dementia. Since one of every three seniors lives with dementia, the Lincoln Center team wisely realized the need to be well-trained and ready to serve their patrons who are living with dementia or bringing a loved one with dementia to one of the many Lincoln Center... Read More
Tuesday November 10, 2015
The concept of Dementia-Friendly Communities has existed for many years in the UK and Australia. In recent years, Wisconsin and Minnesota have had several communities become dementia-friendly and both states continue with initiatives to assist more communities striving to accomplish dementia-friendly environments. Northern Colorado is inundated with compassionate professionals, care partners, and community residents ready and able to make our area safe and welcoming to all of those who live with cognitive... Read More