Dementia Action Collaborative

Announcements

Do you have a family member living in a Memory Care setting? Are you currently looking for a Memory Care setting for a family member?

Washington state’s Dementia Action Collaborative (DAC) wants to understand the expectations and experiences of family members of people living with dementia who are seeking, using, or who have used assisted living settings in Washington State that advertise as “Memory Care”. Learn more and participate in an online survey.

 


 

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 https://waclc.org/consite/explore/alzheimers_and_dementia/

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