Annual dementia friendly summit to focus on caregivers 


Dementia Friendly Tempe will host its free annual summit on Saturday, April 7 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Pyle Adult Center, 655 E. Southern Avenue. Working from the theme: "Tools for Building Resilient Caregivers," this free two-hour community gathering will feature medical experts and local resources that specialize elder-care and Alzheimer's or dementia-related diseases. And you will hear personal stories from caregivers who have cared or are caring for someone experiencing memory loss.

To download a caregiver summit flyer, please click here.

Respite Care will be provided for those with memory loss. Please register in advance so we can accommodate your loved ones during the event. 

To register, please contact the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute; call (602)839-6850 or email  

Dementia Friendly Tempe Programs

Tempe is part of Dementia Friendly America and we have resources so you can Find Help, Get Educated and Get Connected with information about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia-related diseases.

Any questions? 
Phone: 480-350-8534
To get email information about DFT and its programs, sign up for email notifications: Dementia Friendly notifications

Dementia Friends of Arizona

Dementia Friends Arizona sessions can help you learn small ways to help people living with memory loss.  The sessions are led by the Champions.  Find a session by clicking here.

Memory Café on Mondays

Memory Café is a comfortable, safe and engaging place for people living with memory loss along with their care partners to meet with others in a like situation.  Joining us will help you remain socially active and get connected to important programs and resources in the local area.

Drop in, grab a cup of coffee and talk with others. A professional knowledgeable about a variety of conditions that affect memory and thinking, such as Alzheimer’s disease, is available to answer questions, provide education and supportive ideas.

Every Monday (closed major holidays)
9:30 a.m. to noon
Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road

DFT Presents: a free monthly lecture series

Every month Dementia Friendly Tempe Presents covers a specific topic about dementia that is presented by a professional in the field. These free education lectures will help raise community awareness of memory loss conditions and help families access available resources.

Click here for April and May, 2018 flyer.  Topics are Visiting Tips for Family and Friends and Tools to Get a Good Night's Sleep.
If you can, please register; information is on the flyer.

2nd Wednesday of each month
Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road

Do you have a topic for Dementia Friendly Tempe?

We are interested in the topics and concerns you have about Alzheimer's and dementia-related diseases.  We may be able to organize a presentation that discusses those issues.  Please contact Dementia Friendly Tempe at 480-350-8534 or email us at

To learn about the steps Tempe is taking to becoming dementia friendly you can:
Phone: 480-350-8534


Calendar Grid 794174

March 2018

Mar 2018

Calendar Grid 794174
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
25 26 27 28 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31