Libraries - hosting a speaker series, developing a book display, or purchasing and loaning memory kits, games, or puzzles.
Historical Societies and Museums - creating a history walk or developing informational signs with information about the history of the community
First Responders - training for first responders can make them more aware of the needs of people living with dementia; fire, police, and other safety providers are trusted sources to deliver materials, such as File of Life, that can ensure that accurate medical information is available in case of an emergency
Parks and Recreation, Trails, and Land Trusts - guided meditations and accessible walks for people living with dementia, care partners, and anyone who enjoys walking. Walking groups promote physical and social health; developing inclusive opportunities keeps people living with dementia connected to each other and to their communities.
Community or "Senior" Center or "Men's Shed" - hosting a speaker series, yoga class, art experience, providing the opportunity for people to continue building and making to benefit the community or any number of other opportunities that allow the person with dementia to continue living well in the community
Places of Worship - training for staff to make sure that people living with dementia can continue participating in meaningful ways; as a trusted source of friendship and social participation, peers in the place of worship may be uniquely situated to offer help when help is needed and wanted by the person living with dementia
Businesses - training for businesses to be age and dementia inclusive. A report by the International Longevity Center suggests that the US economy could gain more than 1 billion dollars if our businesses were more inclusive of people experiencing cognitive changes, such as dementia.