About Washoe

Let’s Make Washoe County Dementia Friendly!

 

Consider Our Community

By 2030, 27% of Washoe County (161,000 individuals) will be 55 and older. For those 65+, one in nine have dementia. For 85+, one in three have dementia.

 

A Case for Inclusivity

A 2017 Dementia Community Needs Assessment in Washoe County found that many respondents have less awareness and were less comfortable around people living with dementia. A friend might be a care partner for someone living with dementia and a family member could be living with dementia. How can you address these needs?

Upcoming Events

Feb 21

Open Door Café

February 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm PST
Reno NV
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Mar 14

Dementia Friends Information Session – Northwest Library

March 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm PDT
Reno NV
United States
Mar 21

Open Door Café

March 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm PDT
Reno NV
United States
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