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Dementia Friendly Businesses – The Purple Angel Initiative

By Portage County Business Council


Congratulations Walgreens!  Staff and management were trained in how to be dementia-friendly.  They are the first dementia-friendly pharmacy in Portage County.  Look for the purple angel symbol at Walgreens located on Church St. and other businesses throughout Portage County in 2017.

Congratulations to the staff and management of Old National Bank on being the second dementia-friendly business trained in 2017! Both Plover and Stevens Point branches completed the dementia-friendly training.

A prepared business is a good business.  If you would like to participate in this initiative and learn about the advantages of becoming a dementia-friendly business, contact the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 715-346-1401.  The Purple Angel Initiative is sponsored locally by the Portage County Dementia Support Network *(PCDSN) whose mission is to create dementia-friendly communities in Portage County.