News & Updates

Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month - June

June is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

The month of June is Alzheimer’s Awareness month. This month, the dementia community aims to highlight the prevalence of dementia, offer education on the types of dementia, and encourage early detection.

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Celebrating Pride Month

Celebrate Pride month by watching Supernova (2020), an LGBTQ+ film highlighting the emotional journey of a gay couple navigating the impacts of dementia. Published June 2022.

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Did you know that May is Mental Health Awareness Month? Celebrated since 1949, this month, we come together to raise awareness of mental illness within our community. Here at Dementia Spring, we want to highlight the impact of mental illness amongst dementia caregivers.

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World Book Day

Celebrated on April 23rd, today is World Book Day! We’ve found some of our favorite books highlighting journeys of people living with dementia and their care partners.

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Celebrate World Art Day on April 15th!

Dementia Spring’s mission is to highlight the stories of those impacted by dementia and support arts organizations for the dementia community, today and everyday. We wanted to take this opportunity to share suggestions on how to celebrate World Art Day at home with your loved one with memory loss!


Understanding Parkinson’s Dementia

Did you know that April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month? Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease that impacts the substantia nigra part of the brain. For anywhere from 50-80% of individuals living with Parkinson’s disease, it can progress into Parkinson’s Dementia.

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Looking back at all we’ve accomplished in 2021!

Looking back at all we’ve accomplished in 2021, it’s apparent that we couldn’t have done it without you – the artists and innovators in our Dementia Arts community, and our followers and supporters! So THANK YOU!

Katie Mathews - Filmmaker - Dementia Arts Impact Award winner

Announcing our inaugural Dementia Arts Impact Award Recipient, Katie Mathews!

The Dementia Spring Foundation is pleased to announce our inaugural Dementia Arts Impact Award Recipient, Katie Mathews and her film Dark Moon! Dark Moon is a short-film inspired by Katie’s experiences visiting her father in their hometown as he struggles with memory loss, his sense of self-worth, pride and independence.

​​It’s official – we’re making an IMPACT!

Dementia Spring has been named one of the 9 best charities that fight dementia by charity support website Impactful Ninja. Their article commended our “very active” YouTube channel where we “post helpful advice, Q&As on various dementia topics, and spotlight new creative artists working with dementia patients.”

About Dementia Spring

The Dementia Spring Foundation connects artists with the dementia community to raise awareness and improve access to the arts for people with memory loss.