Know & Go: Supporting a Dementia Friendly Library and Community

Scheduled Dates
Course Details
Course Type: 
Target Audience: 
Everyone
Course Description

According to the Alzheimer's Association, more than 6 million Americans in 2021 are living with Alzheimer's or another dementia. Libraries, as trusted institutions, play a critical role in community education, partnerships, advocacy and support of people living with dementia and their caregivers. This Know and Go explores ways to become a dementia friendly library and support a dementia friendly network in your community.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Define Alzheimer's dementia
  • Identify dementia friendly library initiatives, services and accessibly
  • Consider ways to implement dementia friendly programs, services and partnerships
Prerequisites

None

Homework Expectations
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of a 1-hour session.
Contact Hours: 
1
Instructor
Erin Gray - gray@amigos.org