New Community Joins DFA: New Oxford/Hanover, PA

Dementia Friendly America (DFA) newest member community—New Oxford/Hanover, PA— is off to a great start with an advisory committee comprised of representatives from various sectors that play a role in ensuring their community meets the needs of individuals living with dementia and their caregivers, including long-term care, in-home care, real estate, health care and legal services.

This advisory committee also benefits from the guidance and leadership of a person living with dementia and a caregiver. The committee is assessing current practices, gaps and opportunities in their community and has plans to launch a dementia-friendly business initiative.

Dementia Friendly America is connected with over two hundred communities actively implementing or planning dementia friendly efforts across 44 states. Will your community join the movement? Check out the Dementia Friendly America website for more information and learn how to get started in your community.



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