Age and Dementia Friendly businesses and organisations

We have developed a guide for businesses and organisations to support and encourage you to take action to become age and dementia friendly. You can download the guide below. You can sign up online and tell us what actions you will be taking.

How to become Age and Dementia Friendly A guide for businesses and organisations in Leeds

This resource pack aims to encourage local businesses and organisations to contribute to making Leeds a place where older people, and people living with dementia, actively participate in the life of the city.

You can download all five sections of the guide below.

How to become Age and Dementia Friendly A guide for businesses and organisations in Leeds

Age and Dementia Friendly checklist

Age and Dementia Friendly Leeds Background and local picture

Age and Dementia Friendly Real life stories

Going the extra mile Contacts and information


Sign up to be Age and Dementia Friendly. After signing up you will:

  • receive Age Friendly and Dementia Friendly stickers for your organisation
  • get free publicity on the Friendly Communities section of the Time to Shine website, and on social media
  • have the opportunity to list your business or organisation as Age and Dementia Friendly on Leeds Directory (an online listing of over 1,500 businesses and organisations which support people to live independently)
  • receive our regular newsletter
  • hear about initiatives, projects and events
  • receive support in achieving your actions


If you have any questions or would like to discuss the actions you intend to take , please get in touch with the Friendly Communities team:

Jude Woods - [email protected]
Sarah Prescott - [email protected]
0113 244 1697



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