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Making Kansas City More Dementia-Friendly, And Being Judged By Your Bumper Stickers

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Rarely do public places and spaces in the U.S. cater to the needs of people with dementia. Today, we find out how advocates in Kansas City are creating social events and activities to help reduce the stigma surrounding the condition, and make the world an easier place for folks with dementia to navigate. Then, we learn what other drivers might think about you because of the stickers you put on your car. The messages they send may be different from what you intend.

Kansas City Public Library and the Heart of America Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will host a conversation and screening of 'Alive Inside' at its Plaza Branch at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28. For more information, go to KCLibrary.org.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Luke X. Martin is associate producer of KCUR’s Up To Date. Contact him at luke@kcur.org or on Twitter, @lukexmartin.