Nevada’s BOLD Initiative
Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure
The DEER Program is pleased to have received funding from the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health under the BOLD (Building Our Largest Dementia) Infrastructure Act to support Dementia Friendly Nevada in creating a Nevada that is more respectful, inclusive, and supportive of people living with dementia.
This program focuses on building Nevada’s largest dementia infrastructure through dementia education, awareness, risk reduction, dementia care, caregiving, capacity building, early detection and diagnosis, and community engagement. The purpose is to provide support and inclusion through dementia friendly communities for people living with, caring for, and treating people living with dementia in rural, frontier, and tribal communities.
To achieve these goals, the DEER Program has several initiatives: