Dementia Friendly Communities with Nora Super – Smilecast 160

Attacking dementia is not just a medical issue but a societal issue and dementia friendly communities have an edge. We will talk with Nora about Dementia Friendly America and how communities are becoming friendlier places for caregivers and people with dementia. Find out how your area can develop dementia friendly communities.

Read more about our expert – Nora Super

Nora Super is Chief of Programs and Services for the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), which she joined in February 2016. n4a serves as the membership association representing America’s national network of 622 Area Agencies on Aging that develop, coordinate and deliver aging services in every community in the United States.  Nora leads n4a’s training, technical assistance research, and development efforts.  She also oversees n4a’s grant and corporate-funded programs, which include the Dementia Friendly America Initiative, the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center, the Aging Volunteer Resource Center, and the Eldercare Locator (a national call center and website that connects older adults, caregivers, and people with disabilities to local aging agencies that provide information and resources to help older adults live in their homes and communities).  Nora also serves as the project director for the National Aging and Disability Business Institute – a national initiative designed to provide community-based organizations with the tools and resources to successfully adapt to a changing health care environment, enhance their organizational capacity, and capitalize on emerging opportunities to diversify funding.