Dementia Friendly Program

Businesses operating in the community often interact with individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Grand Haven acknowledges that working with people with dementia can be challenging. We offer an in-person training program that will help you and your employees do business with these individuals more effectively while maintaining the respect and dignity of the customer.

Why be a Dementia Friendly Business?

Employees will learn how to :

  • Recognize customers that may be living with dementia
  • Effectively interact with those individuals
  • Be aware of the resources available
  • Exhibit Good Customer Service

62,000 people are diagnosis with Alzheimer’s in Iowa


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About the dementia friendly training

  • 20-30 minute on-site training for all stuff
  • Flexible to meet your busy schedule
  • Resources for employees who are unable to attend

Alzheimer’s is expected to INCREASE by 17.7% in 2025. That would be OVER 72,000 Iowans suffering from this disease.


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Benefits for being a Dementia Friendly Business

  • Receive Purple Angel Decal for your store front and website
  • Opportunities for marketing with articles in the local newspaper, on social media, and in newsletters

Alzheimer’s is expected to INCREASE by 17.7% in 2025. That would be OVER 72,000 Iowans suffering from this disease.


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