Held monthly for 90 minutes, the Open Door Café is a gathering place where people living with dementia and their care partners can talk about their experiences with dementia… or not.
The Pesa Sooname Advisory Group has garnered national attention. It’s one of just four native communities spotlighted in the national Healthy Brain Initiative’s Road Map for Indian Country published by the Alzheimer’s Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Dementia Friendly Southern Nevada Urban has produced a training on dementia that targets first responders such as police, fire, and emergency medical personnel.
When Jan asked Barbara to join her for the 400-mile trek north to Pyramid Lake to attend the landmark 2019 Nevada Tribal Summit on Brain Health and Dementia, Barbara was all in.
Dementia Friendly Pahrump decided it had to offer something the community desperately needed: a care partner support class for families navigating the challenges of dementia.
Committed to a “nothing about us without us” approach, all community action groups are committed to including people living with dementia as our partners in decision making. They are the true experts on the lived experience of dementia.