News in Pahrump

Nevada ADSD Request for Proposal (RFP): Dementia Friendly Initiative

The Aging and Disability Services Division announces the availability of approximately $40,000 to three (3) communities from its 2016 Nevada’s Alzheimer’s Disease Supportive Services Program (ADSSP)

Meet Patti Davis

Meet Patti Davis Meet Patti Davis: Author, actress, activist, daughter of Nancy and Ronald Reagan, caregiver and support group leader for caregivers to individuals with Alzheimer's. Join us as we commemorate November, Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and National Family...

The city of Tempe aims to become more ‘Dementia Friendly’

Photo by Katie Cruz | The State PressDementia Friendly Cafe participants celebrated the cafe's 1st anniversary on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 at Tempe Public Library. Dementia Friendly Neighbors By Lauren Hart | 10/19/17 6:48pm On Sept. 11 Tempe Public Library was abuzz...

Dementia: Finding Peace of Mind

Dementia affects more than 5.5 million people in the United States, Tens of thousands of those people are right in the state of Nevada, but that number is growing as new cases are diagnosed every day. Source: Dementia: Finding Peace of Mind


New Communities Joining the Dementia Friendly America Movement Momentum continues to build as more communities across the country inquire, plan and join Dementia Friendly America (DFA). The DFA team was pleased to join the state of Illinois and Tulsa, Oklahoma at...

AFA’s 15th Anniversary Educating America Tour – Register Now

In celebration of its 15th anniversary in 2017, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA)—a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing optimal care and services to individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses and to their families and...

A Special Announcement

Dementia Friends USA Trailer from Dementia Friends USA on Vimeo. Dementia Friends Program Aims to Empower, Educate January 17, 2017 – Dementia Friendly America, a national collaborative representing the nation’s leading Alzheimer’s organizations, companies and...

Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts Preview Screening

Join Vegas PBS & Desert Meadows AHEC at our Preview Screening & Panel Discussion of the TPT Documentary - Alzheimer's: Every Minute Counts. The event will be held on Thursday, January 19 from 5 pm - 7 pm. Space is limited. Register at

Dementia Friendly America 2016 Year in Review

Updates An Expanding DFA NetworkDFA Communities across the country continued to implement dementia friendly activities such as sector-based trainings, Memory Cafés, caregiver supports, faith initiatives, awareness campaigns, and cross sector collaborations. For a...

Kickoff Meeting

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10 Warning Signs

10 Warning Signs

Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer's or another dementia. Alzheimer's is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. Every individual may experience one...

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