Welcome to Dementia Friendly Nevada

The Dementia Friendly Nevada initiative aims to cultivate and strengthen communities in becoming more respectful, educated, supportive and inclusive of people living with dementia and their care partners. Action toward this vision is mobilized through a collaborative, multi-sector approach to community-driven change using the Dementia Friendly America process. A second aim of Dementia Friendly Nevada is to promote and expand the reach of the Nevada Dementia Supports Toolbox, a collection of evidence-based programs and other services that are currently available within the state to educate and support people living with dementia and their care partners. For more information read our About.

Dementia Friendly Nevada

Upcoming Events

  1. Cleveland Clinic Memory Screening Event – University Medical Center

    February 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
  2. Age- and Dementia-Friendly Winnemucca and Humboldt County

    March 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT
  3. Open Door Café

    March 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm PDT
  4. Age- and Dementia-Friendly Winnemucca and Humboldt County

    April 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT
  5. Open Door Café

    April 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm PDT

Bravo Zulu: Getting to a Job ‘Well Done’ in Dementia Care and Support

While care partner training in the context of dementia is becoming increasingly sensitive to the needs of different cultures or groups, it is still rare to find culturally-sensitive supports for former military personnel. So when the Nevada Department of Veterans...

Dementia Friendly Dance Class – The Ballroom of Reno and Dementia Friendly Washoe County

Dementia Friendly Dance Class "It's like you just put an hour of the disease behind." KOLO Rebecca Kitchen highlights a dementia friendly dance class in Reno helping those battle the disease with grace and style. https://bit.ly/38MpWaa The Ballroom of Reno Dementia...


Continuing Education Activity Register today at www.dementiafirstresponsenv.com Learn from specialists in neurocognitive disorders, a panel of first responders, and patients and caregivers about behavioral challenges and cognitive limitations of individuals with...

New! Nevada Dementia Road Map: A Guide for Family and Care Partners

Nevada Dementia Road Map: A Guide for Family and Care Partners The Nevada Dementia Collaborative created the Nevada Dementia Road Map to guide family and care partners on their journey. Download your free copy today! www.nevadaadrc.com/dementia The Nevada Dementia...

Find Local Resources through the Nevada Care Connection

Need help accessing services? Connect with a Resource Center or take our Self Assessment to get started.

There are a variety of services available in Nevada.  Explore types of services and learn about Nevada programs.

For more information on the symptoms and stages of Alzheimer’s, visit here.

Call 2-1-1 to get information now, or you can go to the web page to find information for their website here.

Social Media Poll

Our mission to promote dementia friendly practices starts with you.

Dementia Friendly Nevada is launching a social media campaign. Take a moment to share your social media preferences.

Which social media application(s) would you use to promote dementia education, programs and services (i.e. support groups, memory screenings, education videos, etc.)?

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