Baraboo ADRC Office is in partnership with Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance to trained and certified 23  local businesses and organizations as Dementia Friendly

Baraboo ADRC Office is in partnership with Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance to trained and certified 23  local businesses and organizations as Dementia Friendly.  The will all display the Purple Angel symbol to show their support and awareness to persons with dementia and their caregivers.

1,039 people in Baraboo have been trained.

The Ribbon Cutting on March 7th was a celebration of Baraboo becoming a Dementia Friendly Community.

 

 

Organizations who have taken the Dementia Friendly Communites training include:

  • City of Baraboo Employees
  • Sauk County Department Heads
  • Corner Drug Store and SSM Drug Store
  • Banks – Community First Bank, Baraboo State Bank (and members of their Lake Delton, Reedsburg, and Portage banks), WCCU Credit Union (and members of their Westby, Viroqua, Richland Center, Reedsburg, Cashton, Lake Delton and Coon Valley credit unions)
  • BrightStar nurses
  • Baraboo Fire Department
  • Sauk County Sheriff’s Office (also had some EMS staff present)
  • Dental Offices – Downtown Family Dental, Village Family Dental
  • Chiropractic Office – LSM
  • Forward Services
  • Community Service Organizations – Daughters of Izabella, Optomists of Baraboo, Baraboo Rotary and Baraboo Senior Center
  • Public – When we had our Kick Off event we did public trainings to anyone interested in coming.
  • Reedsburg Area Medical Center

 

 

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