Dementia Friendly Businesses

Have you stopped to think who the stakeholders are in dementia-friendly businesses?

Yes, those with dementia and their families and caregivers. Yes, businesses everywhere need to start thinking about being dementia friendly.

Here is a sampling* of those businesses and community organizations:

  • Apartments/Housing
  • Business Owners – landscapers, plumbers, construction
  • Community Based Services/Supports
  • Disabled
  • Faith Based Communities – Churches, Synagogues, Mosques
  • Financial Services – Banks etc.
  • Fire Department
  • Gas Stations
  • Grocery Stores
  • Hair Dressers
  • Health Care – Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Home Care, Home Health, Hospice
  • Hospitals/Emergency Rooms
  • Hotels
  • Legal Services – Attorney’s etc.
  • LGBTQ Service Providers
  • Libraries
  • Local Government
  • Municipalities
  • Multi-Cultural Groups
  • Parish Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Police/Sheriff’s Department
  • Realtors
  • Restaurants
  • Senior Center
  • Social Workers
  • Utility Providers – Water, Power, Gas, Cable
  • Veterans

Are you on this list – ask yourself, what am I doing to be inclusive and age-friendly, how can I be dementia friendly?

Do something today!

*Alphabetical/Partial List