Together, We Can Make a Difference.

A Dementia Friend is someone who wants to make a positive difference in the lives of people living with dementia through increased awareness and support.

Even small changes can help support people living with dementia to remain included, accepted and connected with their community.

FRIENDS (in Indiana)

(in Indiana)

How To Become a Friend

To become a Dementia Friend, you can either attend an in-person info session or watch a series of online videos.

attend an event

Jun 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions
Become A Friend sessions are a brief, but very impactful way of learning about dementia, understanding and appreciating the perspective of someone living with dementia, and having the knowledge you need to better communicate and[...]
Jun 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Hamilton East Public Library
Memory Café Hosted by Hamilton East Public Library (Fishers) Register for Free  Hamilton East Public Library 5 Municipal Dr.Fishers, IN 46038 Join us for a Memory Café – a welcoming gathering for individuals with[...]
Jun 28 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm IU Health Neuroscience Center
Memory University Presented by Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center Register for Free  IU Health Neuroscience Center Goodman Hall Auditorium355 W. 16th St.Indianapolis, IN 46202 End-of-Life Planning and CarePresented by Susan Hickman, PhDThe Indiana Alzheimer Disease[...]

watch video series

Our Mission

The Dementia Friends Indiana movement seeks to advance education and awareness of dementia, reduce the stigma associated with the disease, and create community environments that are welcoming and conducive for those living with dementia.