Connecting Libraries, Connecting People

The RISE Network works with public libraries to provide Albertans with opportunities to communicate with health care professionals, participate in distance education, attend meetings, learn new skills and more – all by videoconference from their local library. 

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 ...the potential for transforming public libraries, especially in rural areas, is enormous. This is a [network] that brings people together, strengthens our communities and creates another service niche for public libraries in Alberta.

— Michelle Toombs, Director Marigold Library System

Leisure in Dementia Care for Family and Caregivers

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Do you have a loved one with dementia? In this session you will learn:

· What is dementia?
· The art of dementia-friendly communication
· The psychological needs of people with dementia
· What makes an activity meaningful?
· Community resources and support
· Ways to cope with caregiver stress and grief

This is a free presentation, presented by Alberta Health Services Therapeutic Recreation.

Hosted by Coaldale Pubic Library

LDC Caregivers and Family Poster - 2018.pdf271.24 KB
5 Main Needs of People with Dementia.pdf397.88 KB
11 signs of caregiver stress.pdf354.02 KB
By Us for Us Guides.pdf279.81 KB
Recreational Activity Suggestions.pdf386.07 KB
Support for Caregivers.pdf280.72 KB
Take Care of You Handout.pdf384.09 KB
The Art of Dementia Friendly Communication.pdf428.92 KB
TR Services Handout Lethbridge Community.pdf397.92 KB
Why Do They Do That.pdf327.06 KB
What is Meaningful Activity for Persons with Dementia(revised).pdf368.13 KB