Dementia-Friendly Communities


Dementia-Friendly Communities provides local businesses and organizations with education about dementia and strategies to provide good customer service to people living with dementia.

Senior couple on a nice walk together.

Are you or your business or organization interested in finding out how to be a part of the Dementia-Friendly Communities program? Find out how to get involved by emailing us at [email protected] or by calling 905-576-2567.

Get more details about the program.

What is a dementia-friendly community?

A dementia-friendly community is a community that

  • UNDERSTANDS dementia and the challenges that people living with dementia face in their community
  • ENCOURAGES the inclusion and independence of people living with dementia
  • ASSISTS people living with dementia in the most appropriate and helpful ways
  • VALUES and welcomes people living with dementia in their businesses and establishments

Learn more about dementia-friendly communities.

Directory of dementia-friendly businesses and organizations in Durham Region

More businesses and organizations will be added as they join the program.

Abounding Grace Home Care Services

Advanced Hearing

Ajax-Pickering Community Care Durham

Brooklin Community Centre Bryson Insurance

Brooklin Medical Centre

Bryson Insurance

Community Development Council Durham

Connie's Brooklin Village Shoppe

Copper Branch

Custodia Home Management for Seniors

Durham Caregiver Coaching Services

Eggsmart Whitby

Endless Ideas


Health Rite Pharmacy

HomeWell Senior Care

Humphrey's Boutique

IDA Pharmacy - Brooklin

Isenor Live Mediation Services

LiveWell Pathway

Lotus Home Interiors

Mason Bennett Johncox

Massage Therapy in Ajax

Mystic Moon


Next Steps Solutions

Oshawa-Whitby Community Care Durham

Pita Deli

Precision Denture Care


RBC Dominion Securities

Step by Step Seniors

Sutton Heritage Realty

10 Weeks to Wow

The Lighthouse Retreat Inc.

Town of Ajax Libraries and Business Office

Town of Whitby , Recreation Facilities

Town of Whitby Mayor and Council

Town of Whitby Libraries

Town of Whitby Seniors Centre

Welcome Centre Immigration Services-Ajax

Whitby Vision Care