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Posted on: February 7, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Dementia Friendly Westmont Programs at Library This Spring

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: February 7, 2023

As an official Dementia-Friendly community, the Village of Westmont, Westmont Public Library, and other public agencies continue to promote education and awareness opportunities to engage the public regarding this difficult topic.

The Westmont Public Library is committed to hosting monthly dementia-friendly presentations. These programs are designed for persons with dementia, their caregivers, and anyone interested in learning more about this topic. Following is a list of upcoming presentations:

    Wednesday, March 1, 1:00-2:00pm

    This program explores the differences in our brains, tips to keep your brain healthy, and steps to take should you need to consider professional services.
  • PUZZLED BY SENIOR LIVING (2 presentation dates)
    Wednesday, April 5, 1:00-2:00pm; Wednesday, April 12, 6:30-7:30pm

    Join a discussion of the various senior living options, costs, and services, as well as when you should start thinking about making the move.
    Wednesday, May 3, 1:00-2:00pm

    Dru Lazzara from AdventHealth-Great Lakes Region will review the basics of dementia, discuss the importance of understanding behavior as communication, and explore ways to communicate more successfully with individuals who have been diagnosed with dementia.

These Dementia Friendly Westmont programs are presented by Birches Assisted Living and Memory Care. Each of these presentations require advance registration. Registration for these programs opens on February 15. Call the Library at 630-869-6150 for more information and to sign up. Videos of past dementia-friendly programs are available for viewing on the Library’s Youtube Channel -


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