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Pinellas, Pasco counties join the Dementia Care and Cure Initiative

October 9, 2019 - Pinellas and Pasco counties have joined the Dementia Care and Cure Initiative to create more dementia-sensitive communities. The goals of the initiative are to increase awareness of dementia and available services; help communities provide a supportive and engaging environment; and advocate for programs that provide care and promote research efforts towards a cure. There are more than 15,000 individuals living with probable Alzheimer’s disease, the most well-known form of dementia, in Pasco County and more than 33,000 in Pinellas County, according to the Florida Department of Elder Affairs. 

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