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Sarah Houghton is the Director for the San Rafael Public Library (California), a two library system serving our city of 60,000. And, of course, I write this Librarian in Black blog website thing which has been around since 2003.

Library Services for People with Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimers

Sarah Houghton organized a training for library staff throughout her county from the local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association and a stellar local senior non-profit named Senior Access dedicated to serving residents with memory loss issues. This training was inspired by two things: in her year in the San Rafael Leadership Institute when her class project was raising funds for Senior Access, and a demographic study from the Association of Bay Area Governments that highlighted Marin County’s median age compared to regional, state, and national norms.

Subjects: Education, Healthcare, KM, Libraries & Librarians
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