A new way forward…

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In taking safety precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have postponed all in-person events. Please check back for updates, and go HERE for COVID-19 guidance for older adults.

Meanwhile, we have virtual events listed below.

Alzheimer’s Music Fest Shelter and Play tees are now available! Click on the shirts below for more details.

OUR VISION

Dementia Spotlight Foundation envisions a world that does not fear dementia and fully embraces the rights and needs of individuals and families living with dementia. We aim to raise awareness about dementia with the goal of helping people and communities to better understand it.

OUR MISSION

Dementia Spotlight Foundation is dedicated to supporting lives through advocacy, the arts, and dementia education. We are committed to educating both family and professional caregivers about dementia-related diseases and enhancing the supports and standards of care needed. There are over 120 medical diagnoses leading to symptoms of dementia & the journey of dementia differs for each person depending on age, health, and the type of dementia diagnosis.

OUR FOCUS

Due to the complexity of dementia and the stigmas and fears associated with it, there is still an extreme lack of funding, education, and resources available for individuals and caregivers who need them. While research is thriving and we all hope for a cure, the fact remains: 5.4 million people in the U.S. are living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. With a focus on LIFE before loss, RIGHTS before research, and CARE before cure, we support the notion that life does not end after a dementia diagnosis and not all abilities are lost. There is life AFTER diagnosis and there is a way forward. Dementia Spotlight Foundation strives to identify service needs and establish approaches to fill those gaps for those families facing a dementia diagnosis. Dementia Spotlight Foundation is a 501(c)(3) Private Operating Foundation established in 2016.

We’ve been training first responders for the past five years on Dementia Awareness.

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August 2020
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
July 27, 2020 July 28, 2020 July 29, 2020 July 30, 2020

7:00 pm: Dementia Spotlight Online Comedy Extravaganza

7:00 pm: Dementia Spotlight Online Comedy Extravaganza
July 31, 2020 August 1, 2020 August 2, 2020
August 3, 2020 August 4, 2020 August 5, 2020 August 6, 2020 August 7, 2020 August 8, 2020 August 9, 2020
August 10, 2020 August 11, 2020 August 12, 2020

11:00 am: Dementia Care Up Close Live Webinar

11:00 am: Dementia Care Up Close Live Webinar
August 13, 2020

6:00 pm: Shelter and Play Live Facebook Event - Anne-Marie Perry

6:00 pm: Shelter and Play Live Facebook Event - Anne-Marie Perry
August 14, 2020 August 15, 2020 August 16, 2020
August 17, 2020 August 18, 2020 August 19, 2020 August 20, 2020 August 21, 2020 August 22, 2020 August 23, 2020
August 24, 2020 August 25, 2020 August 26, 2020 August 27, 2020 August 28, 2020 August 29, 2020 August 30, 2020
August 31, 2020 September 1, 2020 September 2, 2020 September 3, 2020 September 4, 2020 September 5, 2020 September 6, 2020