Program to help establish Shrewsbury as ‘Dementia Friendly Community’ to be held March 29

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Shrewsbury – As part of the efforts to establish Shrewsbury as a “Dementia Friendly Community,” a special “Lunch and Learn” program will be held Thursday, March 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Shrewsbury Senior Center, 98 Maple Ave.

The event will be co-sponsored by the Residence at Orchard Grove. The lunch will be provided by the culinary staff at the Residence.

This program, “Walk in their shoes,” is designed for caretakers, acquaintances, business owners, etc. who come into contact with people with dementia. You do not have to be a senior or a Shrewsbury resident to attend, but preregistration is required by contacting the Senior Center at 508-841-8640.