State Launches “Dementia Care and Cure Initiative”

State Launches “Dementia Care and Cure Initiative”

The Florida Department of Elder Affairs recently announced the Dementia Care and Cure Initiative to spread public awareness about dementia and to help make Florida communities more dementia-friendly.

Florida ranks second in the nation in the number of diagnosed cases of Alzheimer’s disease. Department of Elder Affairs Secretary Sam Verghese said the Sunshine state needs to take the lead on dementia-related issues.

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