Copyright: Australian Journal of Dementia Care ( Vol 5 No 4 August/September 2016. Reprinted with the permission of Hawker Publications Australia Pty Ltd.

Dementia Friendly Communities showcases examples of dementia-friendly initiatives around the world, including Australia’s Men’s Shed program, which is now popular in the UK and Ireland. Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) sets out the principles and the resources available to guide the development of dementia- friendly communities on its website at

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