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Music Memory Café

April 5 at 10:30AM

Pathlights & Orland Park Public Library host Memory Café for people living with dementia and other forms of cognitive impairment and their care partners. Music is a powerful tool for people with dementia as it enables the brain to have successful engagement and participation even late into the disease progression. The team at Greater Chicago Music Therapy Inc. will encourage the participants to sing, play instruments, connect with each other, and have fun at the Memory Café!

Registration Required
Visit Orland Park Library to register. Orland Park Public Library is located at 14921 Ravinia Ave., Orland Park.

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What Caregivers Need to Know About Alzheimer’s Disease

April 18 at 6:30PM

Caring for someone experiencing cognitive decline can be challenging and isolating. Speaker, Karen Lowe Graham, PhD (c), Manager of Community Engagement at Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center (RADC), will help you differentiate between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease (AD), discuss risk factors for AD and possible ways to delay onset, the critical role of caregiver self-care, and ways to ease the journey using and interpreting reputable research.
Registration Required
Call Alsip-Merrionette Park Library at (708) 926-7024 or visit their website to register. Alsip-Merrionette Park Library is located at 11960 S. Pulaski Rd., Alsip.

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