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Library Services and Partnerships for People with Dementia and Their Caregivers

Description:

What are the needs of people with dementia and their caregivers?  How can libraries serve this population? Learn from a panel of local experts representing groups across South Carolina serving this population.  Participants will gain ideas about local partnerships and services they can provide, and will be introduced to a variety of resources from the South Carolina Department of Aging, The Alzheimer's Association, and the South Carolina State Library.

This webinar will be recorded.

Presenters:

  • J. Sam Wiley, Jr., Vice President of Programs, Alzheimer's Association, South Carolina Chapter 
  • Sara J. English, PhD LMSW CPG, Director, Gerontology Minor Program and Assistant Professor of Social Work, Winthrop University
  • Jennifer Brewton, LMSW, Family Caregiver Support Program Manager, South Carolina Department on Aging 
  • Sheila Lewis, Dementia Coordinator, South Carolina Department on Aging 

Location: 

This webinar will take place virtually using Zoom. Instructions for joining will be emailed to those who are registered prior to the meeting. 

Cost:

Free

Accessibility:

If you need a reasonable accommodation in order to participate, please contact the organizer at least two weeks prior to the event.

Questions about the event?

Please contact Inclusive Services Consultant Caroline Smith.

Date:
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Time:
2:00PM - 3:30PM
Registration has closed.