ACT on Alzheimer's
The community of Walker is committed to be dementia friendly through ongoing efforts to educate business owners, employees, community groups and individuals about dementia and to help them take action to create an environment that is safe, respectful and welcoming for people living with dementia. The training has helped Walker businesses heighten their awareness of dementia and be equipped to responds warmly and effectively when serving persons living with dementia and their care partners.
Walker wants to support all community members and encourage their continued involvement in their community. This guarantee extends to visitors to the Leech Lake area who will experience a welcoming and knowledgeable dementia friendly community. For more information, go to www.ACTonAlz.org.
The following businesses and organizations have completed the education and steps to be certified as dementia friendly.
Aegis Physical and Occupational Therapy
Art and Antiques of Walker
Baker Law Offices, Walker and Longville
Barb’s Greenhouse and Gardens
Big Rock Resort
Pederson Family Dental Office
Birch Ridge Resort
Blue Water Lodge
Camp Bliss Retreat and Wellness center
Christmas Point Wild Rice Co.
D and J Cleaning and Lawn Services
Dennis Funeral Home and Midwest Cremation Association
Embracing Pines Bed and Breakfast
Family Safety Network
First National Bank North Investment Services
Green Scene, Fresh Organic Foods
Hair on Main
Heritage Arts, Gifts and Antiques
Heritage Custom Framing
Hope Lutheran Church Befrienders
Jenny and Company