News: September 2020

Press Release – Spokane Area Dementia Friendly Community Survey

September 8, 2020

Spokane Area Dementia Friendly Community – Community Needs Assessment Survey Announcement Dementia Friendly America recently recognized the Spokane area as a Dementia Friendly Community. This national network of communities, organizations and individuals seek to ensure communities across the country are equipped to support people living with dementia and their caregivers. “My husband Alan was diagnosed

Local connections to falls prevention!

September 1, 2020

While ALTCEW provides links to national resources, preventing falls is a local issue. The City of Spokane and Spokane Valley fire departments report that “older adult falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations and deaths in Spokane County.  Falls-related Emergency Medical Service calls are the leading non-fire response-related calls in Spokane County” You can