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Community that cares: Local initiative seeks to make area dementia-capable


WILLMAR — Members of a local action team envision a future for Willmar as a dementia-capable community that cares well for its aging adults with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias.

The Willmar ACT on Alzheimer’s team is one of seven in Minnesota awarded a grant to develop community plans that will help ready the state for an anticipated tidal wave of families coping with Alzheimer’s.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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