Certified Dementia Friendly Businesses


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

St. Philip's Episcopal Church of Indianapolis

St. Thomas Lutheran Church

Unitarian Universalist Church

UU Women’s Alliance

Woodville Baptist Church


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

Van Buren Township Fire Department


healthcare and social services

Area 10 Agency on Aging                                           Elder’s Journey                                           

Better Day Club In Tandem Counseling  

Bell Trace Senior Living Community                           IU Health Bloomington Community Health Department

Bliss Place                                                                     Jill's House

Comfort Keepers     Paula Worley, Art Therapist

Crowders Pharmacy of Bedford    Phelps Music Therapy (Deb Phelps)    

Elder Care Home Connections                                      Theraplay Orthopedics and Spine Center

BeeHive Homes Assisted Living


 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

Monroe County Civic Theater

Monroe County History Center

                                                                                                     Monroe County Public Libraries

Sing for Joy Choir



Bell Trace Senior Living Community

Bliss Place

Cambridge Square Apartments

Jill’s House

restaurants / coffee shops         retail

Cloverleaf Restaurant West                                                         Bloomington Thrift Shop

Darn Good Soup                                                                        byTavi Boutique of Franklin, IN

Needmore Coffee                                                                       Global Gifts Bloomington

Osteria Rago Restaurant Melody Music

Baileys Flowers and Gifts          


transportation                              utilities

BeLoved Transportation                                                              Smithville Communications

 Rural Transit



Thank you to these businesses who are making a difference!

If you have visited one of these businesses or organizations and would like to give us feedback, please click here.

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 AMosier1@iuhealth.org or click here to complete the training on-line:


Thank you to the IU Center on Education and life long learning for their support!