the future of libraries in the digital age
Your Name and Title: Barbara Alvarez, PhD Student and Instructor
Library, School, or Organization Name: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Co-Presenter Name(s): n/a
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Wisconsin, United States
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): Public libraries
Short Session Description (one line):
Dementia does not just impact an individual- it impacts the entire community. Learn how libraries can provide dementia-friendly services to help caregivers and their loved ones.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
The North Shore Library in Glendale, Wisconsin became a library Memory Connection Center in 2018. The Library empowers caregivers with the knowledge, resources, support, and programs that are necessary to prepare families and individuals for the journey of caring for someone diagnosed with dementia.
In this webinar, learn about the different resources, community connections, and programs that the North Shore Library employs in order to provide exceptional dementia-friendly services.
By building a welcoming environment for caregivers and those with dementia, the North Shore Library creates a space where individuals feel connected with their communities.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: http://www.mcfls.org/northshorelibrary/memory.html