AAA Presents the 1st Dementia Friendly Business Certificate to the Corner Table in Newton, NC

The Area Agency on Aging presented the first Dementia Friendly Business Certificate to The Corner Table in Newton. Staff and volunteers received training to become “Dementia Friends” and the organization made several changes to make their business more “Dementia Friendly”. This is a new initiative sweeping the nation to provide education, training, and awareness about dementia and how we can make our communities friendlier to those who are living with dementia and their caregivers. Read more at If you or your business is interested in learning more about becoming a Dementia Friendly Business, contact the Area Agency on Aging staff at the Western Piedmont Council of Governments at (828) 322-9191.


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The Western Piedmont Council of Governments shall serve all local government members in Alexander, Burke, Caldwell and Catawba Counties with professional, cost-effective assistance on a variety of local, regional, state and federal issues and programs.

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