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New Stay Sharp Kits: More Activities to Help Support Those Facing Memory Loss

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on May 16, 2024 at 6:30 am

Contents of "Stay Sharp Kit: Let's Move" which can be checked out from Spokane County Library District The library has eight new, themed Stay Sharp Kits available to check out, making a total of 19 different themed kits in our collection. Stay Sharp Kits have been put together with activities that can be used with individuals who are experiencing memory loss or other cognitive issues related to dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and other memory disorde […]

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Dementia in the Family: Helpful Books, Useful Resources & Weekly Memory Care Programs

Posted in Explore and Discover on July 26, 2023 at 6:00 am

Dementia is a term that encompasses several diseases that affect the brain and cause memory issues. Unfortunately, dementia isn’t uncommon for our aging population. A common misconception is that extreme memory loss and forgetfulness is a regular symptom of aging. However... […]

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New Stay Sharp Kits Include Supportive Activities to Help Reduce Memory Loss

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on April 12, 2023 at 6:00 am

We recently added Stay Sharp Kits to our collection. Stay Sharp Kits are designed to be used with individuals who are experiencing memory loss or other cognitive issues related to dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and other memory disorders. They’re also great for anyone who wants to improve their short-term memory and overall mental speed. Each k […]

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Q&A with Teri Koski: Finding Useful Resources & Support for Memory Loss & Dementia

Posted in Explore and Discover, Prime Time on October 13, 2022 at 7:00 am

By Crystal Miller According to Alzheimer’s Disease International, “someone in the world develops dementia every 3 seconds. There are over 55 million people worldwide living with dementia in 2020. This number will almost double every 20 years, reaching 78 million in 2030 and 139 million in 2050.” These statistics are sobering and point to the […]

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