DEMENTIA FRIENDLY BREVARD PROJECTS
1) Dementia-Friendly Brevard Facebook Page
Public Facebook page showing the support of the local community. Click here to follow.
2) Dementia-Friendly Business Directory
Brevard County business directory displaying the local businesses who support a Dementia-Friendly Brevard. Click Here For Directory
2) Community Education Events
Community-wide public education sessions to build awareness of dementia basics, warning signs, caregiver skills, and self-care, communication tips, promising research updates, resources available, and risk reduction information.
3) Dementia Resource Guides
These guides list contact information and support resources for various dementia organizations in Brevard County. They are distributed at community events and venues.
4) Dementia Friendly Business Designations
Businesses can earn a Dementia Friendly Business designation by pledging to treat customers and caregivers affected by dementia with respect and sensitivity and by offering employee Dementia 101 Lunch and Learn sessions.
5) Dementia Training for Government Employees
Dementia Friendly Brevard presents Dementia 101 Lunch and Learn sessions for Brevard County City, County, State, and Federal government departments and agencies.
6) Dementia Friendly Restaurant Program
Participating restaurants provide quiet dining areas and ensure servers complete a brief dementia communication training. Families can make reservations to arrange a dementia-friendly restaurant experience for their loved ones.
7) Dementia Information Wallet Cards
These cards can be presented to indicate that a companion has dementia and may demonstrate unfamiliar behaviors and include dementia communication tips.