Living Longer and Stronger in West St. Paul is a nonprofit coalition that connects residents with resources to help them remain active and engaged in the community. Living Longer & Stronger plans and prepares for the needs of an aging population in our community. It is driven by volunteer members who live and work in the community.
Living Longer and Stronger has formed an ACT on Alzheimer’s group that is working to educate the community and local businesses about dementia.
People who live or work in West St. Paul are invited to participate in Living Longer and Stronger in West St. Paul.
Third Thursday of every month, 1–2 p.m.
Currently meeting over Zoom.
Resources for Alzheimer's and other Dementia
Recursos para Alzheimer y otra Demencia
Jess Luce, Communities for a Lifetime program manager,
We are Dementia Aware Campaign
The West St. Paul ACT on Alzheimer's group is reaching out to help businesses and organizations in our West St. Paul community to become more dementia friendly.
We have developed a
“We are Dementia Aware" window cling and logo to show the public that your business or organization and staff are aware of dementia and are trying to help the community.
By sharing the short video links and handouts (below) with your employees and staff, your business will receive a “We are Dementia Aware" window cling for your physical locations and a logo for your website.
The top three businesses that have the most employees watch the videos and take a short follow-up survey will receive a $200 gift card for food for employees (paid for by Living Longer and Stronger).
Once you have shared this information and videos with your employees, please contact Jess Luce to receive the “We are Dementia Aware" window cling and logo for your website.
Businesses and employees and staff benefit by:
- Building awareness to identify persons with dementia
- Making your business a place of safety to support and assist people
- Helping your employees avoid uncomfortable or difficult situations
- Equipping employees to respond warmly so people feel welcome and valued
- Contribute to the work being done to create a dementia friendly community in West St. Paul
It will take about 10 minutes to watch the three videos and view the handouts.
Below are three short online videos for employers and their employees to learn more:
How does a person with dementia see the world? (3:35 min.)
How Local Businesses Help Karen Garner & Her Family Cope with Alzheimer's (3:50 min.)
Dementia Friendly America, Sector Videos: A short video for profession-specific guidance for working to become dementia friendly: (1:30 min.)
Below is a handout to review:
After reviewing the videos and handout, please take our quick follow-up survey.
Complete the follow-up survey
If you would like to learn more:
The information on this page can also be sent to you and your team in other formats (flyer, email or text message). Contact Jess Luce to learn more:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-554-6104.