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Toward a Dementia-Inclusive Community

Tools and Inspiration from National Innovators


The 2015 symposium, presented by JF&CS Alzheimer's/Related Disorders Family Support, explored community-wide adaptations that can improve livability and quality of life for the growing number of individuals and families affected by dementia.

Opening remarks by Massachusetts Secretary of Elder Affairs, Alice Bonner, PhD, RN.

Presenters include:

  • Gary Glazner, poet, Founder of the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project, Director of the Memory Arts Café, Brooklyn, New York
  • Susan McFadden, PhD, and John McFadden, MDiv, leaders in the Wisconsin-based Fox Valley Memory Project, and authors of Aging Together: Dementia, Friendship, & Flourishing Communities
When: Thursday, November 12, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Where: JF&CS Headquarters

1430 Main Street, Waltham

Cost: $35
Lunch will be provided.
CEUs offered for social workers, RNs, and LMHCs.

Watch the recording of the symposium on the JF&CS YouTube channel.

For more information, please contact Beth Soltzberg at bsoltzberg@jfcsboston.org or 781-693-5628.

Co-sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association of Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter and made possible by a generous grant from the Lebovitz Family Charitable Trust.



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