Educating the community to create a dementia-friendly Fond du Lac County

What is Dementia

Dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning—thinking, remembering, and reasoning—and behavioral abilities to such an extent that it interferes with a person’s daily life and activities.  While Alzheimer’s Disease is the most recognized form of dementia, there are many other types underneath the umbrella of “dementia”.

Successful Interactions

Dementia makes it difficult for a person to remember things, think clearly, communicate with others and take care of themselves. Understanding and good communication skills will help you have successful interactions with a person with dementia.

Our Goal

Educating our community to recognize and support people that are living with dementia is the goal of the Dementia Friendly Fond du Lac County Task Force.  Whether you’re a business, a community organization, or a place of worship, we can provide an educational presentation that will help people in your organization have successful interactions with…