Dementia Action Collaborative

Virtual Legal Clinic - Register by April 25!

Are you an older adult or a person living with early-stage dementia? Are you providing care for someone who is? The Northwest Justice Project is offering a free virtual legal clinic on May 6 to get help with Powers of Attorney and Health Care Directive forms! Pre-registration required by April 25th. For more information, visit www.nwjustice.org/dac

 

Established in 2016, the Dementia Action Collaborative (DAC) is a group of public-private partners committed to preparing Washington state for the growth of the population living with dementia. The DAC hosts two meetings each year that are open to the public. This year’s meetings will be April 22, 2021 (1pm - 4:30pm) and September 29, 2021 (9am - 12:30pm). Learn more about the DAC.

Resources for Individuals, Families, and Community Organizations

Looking for information about memory loss or dementia?

Find help, guidance and planning tools at www.memorylossinfowa.org

Resources & Tools for Providers

Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias

“Let’s Talk Dementia” Mini-Videos

Six brief videos featuring Washingtonians with dementia and their care partners, talking about the value of early diagnosis and what they suggest for living well with dementia.

  1. I'm still me  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sAUXEbxMO4
  2. No regrets  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0d35CZYSvSQ
  3. What is the harm in finding out?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNX7DEczFXk
  4. Tips from Washingtonians who are living well with dementia  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYMJU5cMCxI
  5. Tips for family and care partners  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYThPmp3Yw4
  6. Creating more dementia-friendly communities  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dXyXTNHw1w
  7. All videos (combined)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMRctgGWr3w

Dementia-Friendly Resources

Alzheimer’s State Plan/Dementia Action Collaborative Documents