News from D-CAN

Read the latest news and updates about D-CAN and our Dementia Resource Center (DRC)

Recent News Announcements

Minnesota Medicine

Minnesota Medicine

D-CAN was featured in Minnesota Medicine’s May/June issue. Dr. Zook shares about our dementia care system, and how, together, we can do better. You can read the full article at the link below.

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

Dr. Zook recent joined radio host, Lori La Bey to speak about D-CAN! Watch the video to see the segment. 

WJON

2022 Dementia Summit: A More Hopeful Dementia Care System

Central Minnesota Dementia Community Action Network (D-CAN) to host its annual Dementia Summit; an educational event focused on enhancing dementia care. The summit is scheduled for Thursday, May 12, 2022, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM CDT at Paramount Center for the Arts in St. Cloud, Minn. with a streaming option for virtual attendees.

Read the press release on BusinessWire.com.

WJON

Dr. Zook on WJON’s Health Matters Program

March 10, 2022

Dr. Zook spoke with Jay Caldwell as part of the station’s Health Matters Program. Dr. Zook shared:

  • The difference between memory loss and dementia
  • What are the best ways to prevent dementia
  • Does Alzheimer’s disease run in families
  • How do care for someone with dementia and/or Alzheimer’s disease

Listen to the segment:

Candid

D-CAN Receives Bronze Candid Seal of Transparency

D-CAN has earned a Bronze Seal from Candid. Candid’s GuideStar Seals of Transparency help organizations demonstrate their transparency to potential funders and donors. D-CAN recently received its Bronze Transparency Seal.

To learn more about Candid visit: https://candid.org/.

More News Mentions

SC Times

Two long-term care employees recognized by Central Minnesota Dementia Community Action Network
March 21, 2022

Read the Article

SC Times

St. Cloud class to help those with mild dementia write their life stories.
September 17, 2021

Read the Article

SC Times

A Community Thrives: Help St. Cloud-area nonprofits win big grants.
September 23, 2020

Read the Article

SC Times

St. Cloud dementia group hopes to launch national model to support patients, providers.
February 12, 2020

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D-CAN Updates

D-CAN Announces 2022 Dementia Summit

D-CAN Announces 2022 Dementia Summit

D-CAN Hosting Dementia Summit Central Minnesota Dementia Community Action Network (D-CAN) is hosting its annual Dementia Summit; an educational event focused on enhancing dementia care. The summit will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2022, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM CDT at...

Meet Patrick

Meet Patrick

D-CAN and the DRC welcomes our first Executive Director, Patrick O'Rourke!   We are so pleased to announce the arrival of Patrick O'Rourke as our founding D-CAN/DRC Executive Director. Besides setting up new living quarters with his wife Terry, he has very quickly...

DRC Office Update

DRC Office Update

What's new at D-CAN and the DRC? A lot! Our DRC Care Navigator/Educator, Tami Kolbinger, and I have been very busy at D-CAN's DRC office. We are finalizing operations and setting up equipment, records, and communications. We are excited to prepare for and welcome...

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