Bemidji among 12 Minnesota communities selected for dementia program
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- It is estimated 650 residents of Beltrami County have dementia.
There are 5,837 people 65 or older in Beltrami County, according to 2012 estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, and statistics indicate one in nine people in that age group has dementia. That increases to one in three for people 85 and older.
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