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Alzheimer’s and Dementia in Libraries: How we Support Patrons and their Care Partners

The following information was provided by Jill Skwerski, Community Engagement Librarian at the Evanston Public Library:   Please join us for the next Community Engagement Networking Group meeting, to be held Thursday, November 8, 9:30-11:30am at the Naperville Public Library, 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr., Room C. Dr. Raj Shah, Rush Alzheimer’s DiseaseContinue reading “Alzheimer’s and Dementia in Libraries: How we Support Patrons and their Care Partners”

Libraries: A valuable component of the Dementia Friendly Illinois initiative

As Illinois embarks on its journey to make the State dementia friendly, an important resource to include in the planning process is its public libraries.  Public libraries are respected institutions that can be found in nearly every town, village and city in the state.  No longer content to be mere warehouses for books, libraries areContinue reading “Libraries: A valuable component of the Dementia Friendly Illinois initiative”