The California Department of Public Health Chronic Disease Control Branch's Alzheimer's Disease
Program is pleased to announce the intent to award Sacramento County Department of Public Health
for a Dementia Friendly Community Initiative pilot project. The local health jurisdiction shall
receive $1,700,000 under the 2021–2022 State of California Budget. The term of this contract
agreement will be October 17, 2022, through June 30, 2024.
The project aims to convene a community workgroup to assist with developing and implementing the
Dementia Friendly Communities Initiative; assess the needs of the community; build the necessary
infrastructure to create a dementia friendly community; establish a list of Brain Health activities
focused on promoting health equity; and create long-term place-based interventions that support
healthy behaviors, reduce health care costs, extend life expectancy and improve quality of life among
the aging population.