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Dementia Friends Champions Training
A Dementia Friends Champion participates in a Champions training. The Champion then facilitates a one-hour Dementia Friends Information Session with friends, family, colleagues. The goal of the Dementia Friends Session is to help community members understand dementia and the small things they can do to make a difference for people living with dementia.

Attend a Champions Training
This training will equip you with the knowledge and activities needed to facilitate a Dementia Friends Information Session with community members. An Information Session is a face-to-face session that lasts approximately one hour and is run by a Dementia Friends Champion. It covers the five key messages everyone should know about dementia through activities and discussion. The goal of the Dementia Friends Information Session is to help community members understand dementia and the small things they can do to make a difference for people living with dementia. All trainings are free of charge.


DF Champion Virtual Training
August 19 | 1pm to 3:30pm
RSVP to George Worthington at george.worthington@dars.virginia.gov (please register by August 17)
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DF Champion Virtual Training
August 20 | 9am to 11:30pm
Click here to register (you can register more than one person at at time) (please register by August 17)


If you have questions in the meantime, please contact Paula Ropelewski, Manager, Education & Engagement, LeadingAge Virginia, at 804.925.2665 or paula@leadingagevirginia.org.