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Rushern L. Baker III

Prince George's County pilots dementia initiative [South Laurel | Montpelier]

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III announced that the county has been designated one of six nationwide to pilot a Dementia Friendly America initiative.This groundbreaking national effort represents a pledge to provide supportive options and foster the quality of life for those affected by dementia. Announced at the White House Conference on Aging, the initiative aims to equip communities to support those directly affected as well as their caregivers and families.In addition to our county, other jurisdictions participating in the pilot are Tempe, Ariz., Santa Clara County, Calif., Denver, Colo., Knoxville, Tenn. and the state of West Virginia. Implementation will include...