Welcome to DFA: Doylestown, Pennsylvania
DFA is happy to announce that the borough of Doylestown, Pennsylvania has joined the Dementia Friendly America network of communities. Dementia Friendly Doylestown is a diverse group of sector-based representatives positioned to increase dementia awareness through action in the heart of Bucks County, PA. Better known as Central Bucks, the area consists of 122 square miles and has a population of just over 100,000 residents. The county has the state's fourth highest population of individuals age 60 and older.
The Dementia Friendly Doylestown will first create open house events at the local senior activity center focused on educating the general public on basic facts regarding dementia, caregiving and brain health. Following the roll-out of a series of events, Dementia Friendly Doylestown will begin targeted training campaigns to address sector-specific needs for the community at large. In addition to making the region more dementia-friendly, dementia-ready, and dementia-prepared, the ultimate goal of Dementia Friendly Doylestown is to enhance the quality of life for all of its residents.