Dementia-Friendly Nature Walks in Reno

Dementia-Friendly Nature Walks in Reno

For more than five years, in Reno’s most popular city park, Dementia-Friendly Nature Walks has offered weekly walks for elders living with dementia that blend physical exercise with an expanded appreciation of nature and an opportunity for peer support.

Dance with Me

Dance with Me

When he looked at the library’s flyer announcing an outreach event for Dementia Friendly Washoe County, it piqued his curiosity. He knew a lot about aging since he’d covered it for seven years for the California Health Report – one of the few reporters nationally writing about aging full time — so Matt Perry wanted to know more.

Raising Awareness in Las Vegas

Raising Awareness in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is more than just a tourist town; it’s home to everyday people who experience the same joys and sorrows as those in any American city, and that includes aging and dementia.

A Collaboration to Provide Cognitive Screenings

A Collaboration to Provide Cognitive Screenings

During a 2018 meeting of Dementia Friendly Southern Nevada Urban (DFSNU) in Las Vegas, stakeholders discussed ways of reaching into the community to perform basic memory screenings.

Dementia Friendly Nevada updates related to COVID-19

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