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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RISE Is a great example of community development and efforts to build a resilient, trusted and accessible network of learning opportunity for rural Alberta. Bow Valley College would be pleased to continue utilizing the RISE Network to support and align with needs of rural learners, increase access to post-secondary opportunities and strengthen cross-generational learning through technology

— Teri McKinnon Bow Valley College

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