Creating Dementia Friendly Communities

A new booklet for law enforcement and first responders to create a dementia-friendly culture that embraces, supports, and properly responds to residents with dementia and their caregivers.

You can download this free resource by clicking on the graphics below.

M4A has also developed a 2 hour training program which is available at no cost. Upon completion of the training, local law enforcement and first responder agencies can be designated as a “dementia friendly department”.

Contact Robyn James at to schedule a group training event or to get more information on our Dementia Friendly project.

Watch the Live ABC 3340 News Story

Watch M4A and Shelby County Sheriff’s Dementia Friendly Alabama Partnership

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Dementia Friendly Professionals and Caregivers

The 20-page booklet is an invaluable resource for anyone wanting to become Dementia Knowledgeable; Dementia Sensitive; and Dementia Responsive.

M4A has made this new booklet available on our website. DOWNLOAD HERE

You can also view the book online HERE


Dementia Friendly Video


Dementia Friendly Article

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