Dementia Friendly Program

Businesses operating in the community often interact with individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Bell Tower 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.

70% of the 110,000 individuals living with dementia in WI reside in their own homes

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
In the Dubuque area, 1 in 9 individuals age 65+ is estimated to have Alzheimer’s disease, meaning 10,000 area residents are affected. With only 50% getting a diagnosis, many fail to have access to services that can improve their quality of life.

About the dementia friendly traning

      • 20-30 minute on-site training for all staff
      • Flexible to meet your busy schedule
      • Resources for employees who are unable to attend
In Illinois, one in every three seniors who pass away each year has Alzheimer’s or another dementia

Benefits for being a Dementia Friendly Business

        • Receive Purple Angel Decal for your store front and website
        • A picture of employees with a banner that states “We are dementia friendly”
        • Opportunities for marketing with articles in the local newspaper, on social media, and in newsletters

Get more information about our dementia friendly program.

70% of the 110,000 individuals living with dementia in WI reside in their own homes
In the Dubuque area, 1 in 9 individuals age 65+ is estimated to have Alzheimer’s disease, meaning 10,000 area residents are affected. With only 50% getting a diagnosis, many fail to have access to services that can improve their quality of life.
In Illinois, one in every three seniors who pass away each year has Alzheimer’s or another dementia