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Addressing Alzheimer's & Dementia in Barnes County

City-County Health District (CCHD) has been selected by the Alzheimer’s Association and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) for the Healthy Brain Initiative (HBI) Road Map Strategists. The initiative will allow the City-County Health District to enhance its capacity to address cognitive health and dementia for the citizens of Barnes County.


Primary Focus for the Healthy Brain Initiative Team:

  • Caregiver health

In addition, the Healthy Brain Initiative Team will support the needs identified in North Dakota's Alzheimer's and Dementia State Plan:

  • Early detection and diagnosis

  • Education and awareness

  • Supports for caregivers


  • Sheyenne Valley Memory Cafe: Do you or a loved one have memory loss? Join us for connection and conversation at our monthly memory cafes. To learn more, folllow Sheyenne Valley Memory Cafe on Facebook or call 845-8518.

  • Healthy Habits for Brain Health Interested in learning more about healthy habits that can lower your risk of cognitive decline and possibily dementia? This 33 minute video from the Alzheimer's Association shares tips.

How can I learn more?

To learn more, contact City-County Health District at 845-8518.

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