MICE+ Festival raises awareness about dementia

MICE+ Festival raises awareness about dementia
CALEDONIA—At the unveiling of the mural contest were contest winners (l-r) Andrea Bridge of Caledonia, Sarah Butcher of Jarvis, and Gina McIntee of Dunnville. —Haldimand Press photo by Joanne Dorr.

By Joanne Dorr

The Haldimand Press

CALEDONIA—Dozens of people gathered on a beautiful Saturday at Caledonia’s Kinsmen Park for the MICE+ Festival event on September 17, 2022.

Originally known as DICE (Dementia Inclusive Communities Everywhere), the organization realized a need to change their name. Since the impact of dementia related diseases is not limited to cognition, it also affects memory and physical abilities, they added the + to their name and rebranded as MICE+ (Memory Inclusive Communities Everywhere Plus).

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