Hospice of the Valley will break ground this month on a new center designed to help those suffering from dementia.  The groundbreaking for the Hospice of the Valley Dementia Care & Education Campus at 3811 N. 44th St. will take place from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17. Refreshments and entertainment will be provided.

The campus will offer care for patients at all stages of dementia. It will feature an intergenerational adult and child center and education venue to teach best practices in treating dementia patients. A café will provide a friendly spot to socialize and host support groups for family caregivers. The new multi-purpose campus will be designed help healthcare providers, students, volunteers and community members.

Construction is expected to take a year. To learn more, visit hov.org.