Dementia Friendly Businesses


Congratulations to the Monroe County Public Library for becoming the first Dementia Friendly Organization to reach Level II Certification


Congratulations to the Bedford Public Library for completing their Level II Certification!

There are some very dedicated businesses and organizations who have taken steps to create a more "Friendly" environment in their establishments. The following businesses have completed the Basic Dementia Friendly Certification (Level I):


Granny Mani's of Celestine

Village Salon of Westminster



Faith Lutheran Church

First Baptist Church of Mitchell

St. Philip's Episcopal Church of Indianapolis

St. Thomas Lutheran Church

Unitarian Universalist Church

UU Women’s Alliance

Woodville Baptist Church

fitness and wellness

Athletico Physical Therapy West

Loving Hearts Studio

Healthy Balance Health Club

Wingard Wellness & Therapy Services

Government / public services

City of Bloomington Community and Family Resources Dept.

City of Bloomington Commission on Aging

City of Bloomington Fire Department

City of Bloomington Police Department

Oolitic Fire Department

Shaswick Volunteer Firefighters Association

Van Buren Township Fire Department


healthcare and social services

Advanced Audiology and Hearing Care

Area 10 Agency on Aging

Aging Options and Advocacy                                         Elder’s Journey                                           

Better Day Club In Tandem Counseling  

Southern Indiana Physicians-Bedford 

Bell Trace Senior Living Community                           IU Health Bloomington Community Health Department

Bliss Place

Caregiver Homes                                                          Jill's House

Comfort Keepers     Paula Worley, Art Therapist                                                                                                       Phelps Music Therapy (Deb Phelps)     


 BeeHive Homes Assisted Living Theraplay Orthopedics and Spine Center


 Insurance                                         interior design

Kyle R. Ellison, District Sales Coordinator, Aflac                        Agewise Design


legal and financial services        organizational/transition services  

Community Justice and Mediation Center Consider it Done

Freitag & Martoglio LLC, Attorneys at Law                                 

Personal Financial Services                                                           


personal errand services             recreation

Chandler Checklist                                                                       Arthur Murray Dance Studio of Bloomington

                                                                                                     Bedford Public Library

                                                                                                     Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Libraries

                                                                                                     Brown County Public Library

Mitchell Senior Citizens

                                                                                                     Monroe County Civic Theater

Monroe County History Center

                                                                                                     Monroe County Public Libraries

Owen County Public Library

Sing for Joy Choir



Bell Trace Senior Living Community

Bliss Place

Cambridge Square Apartments

Jill’s House

Lawrence County Living Real Estate

restaurants / coffee shops         retail

Cloverleaf Restaurant West                                                         Bailey’s Flowers and Gifts

Darn Good Soup                                                                        Bloomington Thrift Shop

Needmore Coffee                                                                       byTavi Boutique of Franklin, IN

Osteria Rago Restaurant  Global Gifts of Bloomington, IN

                                                                                                   Melody Music


transportation                              utilities

BeLoved Transportation                                                              Smithville Communications

 Rural Transit


Thank you to these businesses who are making a difference!

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join the dementia friendly movement

We would love for your business or organization to join this effort.  If you would like to request an in-person training, please contact Amanda at or click here to complete the training on-line:


Thank you to the Indiana university school of public health and the Center on Education and life long learning for their support!

(Online course and quiz platform provided by IU School of Public Health)