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Nancy Hogan
Project C.A.R.E.Family Consultant - Western North Carolina


For free, confidential help any time of the day.

Dementia Friendly WNC

Committed to the well-being of people living with dementia and their families through a welcoming and knowledgeable community.

About Us

Dementia Friendly WNC is a grass roots organization dedicated to creating a community where all members are respected and valued.


The Many Faces of Dementia
Larry Stanley"Riding my bike is the only time I feel like I don't have Alzheimer's. I am going to ride for as long as I can." Larry Stanley


Denise Baker"Every day brings a new adventure. What will I see in a new light? What kindness will a friend or stranger gift me? What can I do to help someone else? The possibilities are endless." Denise Baker


Michelle Goyeau“As a caregiver, I have a much deeper appreciation for the time we have together as a family and I have learned to focus on all that we can do together. It just takes a lot more planning and patience.” Michelle Goyeau


James Hyde“After my diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, I have had to re-create myself. Living out of my heart and less out of my head allows me to live in the now. Living in the now and placing friends and family in my heart takes away some of the burden of Alzheimer’s. Bike riding, walking, hiking and learning pottery create a safe and full life.” James Hyde