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Carver County Cares: Caring for the Caregiver

  • Date: 10/13/2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Introduction: Learn who is a caregiver and the impact of caregiving, available resources to help provide care and services geared towards supporting the needs of the caregiver. ; Registration is required, stop by or call your library, or register on the library website at www.carverlib.org

The Carver County Libraries and Carver County Public Health, through its Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) grant, partnered to support the caregivers of and those living with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementias by creating Memory Maker Kits and offering a series of programs that focus on older adults and caregiving. Information about the collection of Memory Maker Kits will be shared at the programs. 

Each Memory Maker Kit contains books, CDs and an activity to check out for 6 weeks. Selections are intended to help create conversations, spark memories and allow for positive interactions and engagement between those with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers.

Programs run into early winter; registration is required for all programs, stop by or call your library to do so, or register on the library website at www.carverlib.org. There will also be booklists available at libraries and during the programs on these and related topics.