This Dementia Friends information session included participants from many health science professions, educators, students, and family caregivers. The Champion trainer was Colleen Fritsch, a volunteer Master Trainer for Dementia Friends, who is skilled at offering an engaging online learning experience. In this video, Colleen Fritsch will teach how to make a dementia friendly community. Teachings will also include an understanding what is happening to the person living with dementia and how to better communicate with and support that person. The interprofessional information session was offered in collaboration with Act on Alzheimer’s, Dementia Friends Minnesota, the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education and the Minnesota Northstar Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program.
Source: University of Minnesota, 2023.