No one walking the dementia journey has to walk alone.

Alzheimer's Association program


Leaders in Dementia Care Training

Be among the first to help raise the standard of dementia care in Northern Colorado.

Why should you do it?

  • People living with dementia in Northern Colorado deserve the highest quality of care
  • It’s free ($1,500 training value)
  • You get marketing benefits

o   Recognition as a Leader in Dementia Care through The Alzheimer’s Association AND

o   Recognition as a dementia-friendly business

  • Promotes higher-level of staff engagement and satisfaction

What are we doing?

Offering free training sessions four times a year, two hours each, to meet the eight-hour annual requirement. Each training date will have two sessions with identical content to accommodate your staff schedules.

  • March 24th - 2 sessions: 9am – 11am OR 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • June 16th - 2 Sessions: 9am – 11am OR 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • September 15th - 2 sessions: 9am – 11am OR 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • December 8th - 2 sessions: 9am – 11am OR 12:30pm – 2:30pm


What we will do:

  • Cover the 4 main topics needed

o   Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

o   Communication

o   Meaningful Interactions

o   Reducing Agitation 

What you will do:

  • 75% of your staff must attend for 8 hours annually. If a Memory Care wants to be                       recognized, 90% of staff must attend.

o   Keep track of your staff members who attend - sign in sheets for each date      are attached

o   Provide sign-in sheets to the Alzheimer’s Association along with your                application

  • Application:

o   Complete application once training is complete - Application attached

o   Annual fee required: $375.00 – to be sent with application


            Timberline Church

2908 S Timberline Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80525

Room 211


Contact Katie Fahrenbruch at (970)472-9798 or [email protected] for more  information and to RSVP

We hope you will join the Alzheimer's Association and Dementia-Friendly Communities in our effort to make outstanding dementia care in Northern Colorado a priority. 


Katie and Cyndy

Katie Fahrenbruch, M.Ed.

Regional Director | Alzheimer's Association of Colorado | 

415 Peterson St | Fort Collins CO 80524 | 970-472-9798 | Fax 970-493-1571 HELPLINE 800.272.3900