Madison Heights Commits to Be a ‘Dementia-Friendly Community’

Excerpt: The Madison Heights City Council is raising awareness for those with dementia and their caregivers, making Madison Heights what the Michigan Dementia Coalition calls a “dementia-friendly community.”

Dementia causes memory and thinking impairments, and it currently affects 190,000 people ages 65 and older in Michigan — a number that is expected to balloon to 220,000 by the year 2025.

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