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Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan - Dementia Friendly Initiatives & Museums

Posted by Amber Hanover on January 19th, 2022

MAS Community Chat: 
January 19, 2022 -Leslie Quennel, Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan - Dementia Friendly Initiatives & Museums

Community changes everything when it comes to dementia. Organizations of all types and sizes have an important role to play in building more dementia friendly communities in Saskatchewan.
Join this community chat to learn about dementia, the dementia friendly initiatives of the Alzheimer Society, and consider how a dementia friendly lens can help museums increase support, inclusion, and accessibility in their social and physical environments for people affected by dementia.


Leslie Quennell is Director of Public Awareness and Communications for the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan and is responsible for the communications and marketing of the Society and for its public awareness initiatives, which includes prevention, dementia friendly communities and general health promotion. He has been with the Society for the past five years.

Video presentation by Abby, previous Public Awareness Coordinator For the Alzeimer Society Of Saskatchewan. 

Missed the chat? View on our youtube channel https://youtu.be/cHT-6NOXZs8

Toolkits and Resources can be found here:

https://saskmuseums.org/members/online-resources

Communication Tips for People Living with Dementia
Customer Service Guide
Dementia Friendly Toolkit - Art Venues
Dementia Friendly Toolkit - Museums
How to Plan Meaningful Activities
Meaningful Engagement Guide
Person Centred Language Guide
How to Learn More - Resources

Become a Dementia Friend!

https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/AlzheimersSaskatchewan/dementiafriends.html

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