News: September 2020

Press Release – Spokane Area Dementia Friendly Community Survey

September 8, 2020

As it’s predicted that the number of Washingtonians living with Alzheimer’s disease will continue to increase, the Spokane Area Dementia Friendly Community is working to make our county a better place for the number of people living with dementia. As a group, our first goal is to conduct a county-wide community needs assessment survey to

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