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Best Friends Approach co-founderVirginia Bell speaks at the Dementia-Friendly Lexington kickoff event in January 2020.

Virginia Bell: 8 tips for starting a Dementia-Friendly community initiative

I came home from the 2016 Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference in Budapest, Hungary, really “fired up” about dementia-friendly communities. For over 30 years, the Best Friends™ Approach had spread the philosophy of being together with persons with dementia. We’ve impacted the care approaches of family and professional care partners, but what about our wider community? I started making plans for Lexington to become a dementia-friendly community. Today a hard-working and… Read More »