IPHA Annual Business Meeting | December 14, 2023 at 1:00PM CST

All active IPHA members are invited to attend. Each paid member carries one vote in Association business matters. Zoom link and materials will be posted one week prior to the meeting.

Upcoming Events

Many People Living with Dementia Can Still Enjoy Books and Reading!

January 19, 2024 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Online

Description

People living with dementia often feel stigmatized and one common misconception is that they can no longer read or benefit from library print materials. While those living with dementia may be reading in a different way and for different purposes, research shows that there are still valuable and important benefits from offering them literacy opportunities. Literacy activities can include reading out loud, browsing through selected non-fiction books, singing using printed lyrics, and choral reading of poetry. Find out more about the Tales & Travel book and reading program that incorporates these engaging cognitive activities that also stimulate memories and conversation.

Guest Speaker

 Mary Beth Riedner, MLS; American Library Association's Services for Dementia/Alzheimer's Interest Group

Come Join Us!

Click here to join the Zoom session

Funding provided by HRSA grant 22-124; Community Health Worker Training Program. Funding is also provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health.

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