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Ironwood Carnegie Library offers memory kits for Alzheimer's patients

 

November 19, 2021

Charity Smith/Daily Globe

THE IRONWOOD Carnegie Library now offers "memory kits" such as the one seen here, which includes a pair of ruby slippers, a plastic Oscar Trophy, and a book about past movie stars. The library also offers books for those who are starting to experience memory loss, as well as books for those who care for Alzheimer's patients.

By CHARITY SMITH

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Ironwood - November is National Alzheimer's Awareness, National Family Caregiver, and National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. In honor of this, the Ironwood Carnegie Library has put together some "memory kits," to help jog the memory of those who are affected by the disease.

"We have started to recognize the needs of an aging population over the past few years and are working toward better serving those patrons," said library director Lynne Wiercinski. "November is an opportune time to talk about and promote these resources."

The "memory kits"...



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