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Sharon Public Library Closed Friday
Do to the storm, the Sharon Public Library will be closed on Friday February 5th.  We will re-open on Saturday February 6th at 10:00 AM. 
Basics of Microsoft Office - New series of classes
Word Basics - Tuesday, Feburary 9th        
Publisher Basics - Tuesday February 23rd
Excel Basics - Tuesday, March 8th
Powerpoint Basics - Tuesday, March 22nd
All classes held 1:00 - 3:00 pm, Library Computer Area  Register  Full details
Wellness in the Person with Dementia - part 1 of 3

Tuesday, February 16th  1:00 - 2:30 pm at the
Council On Aging - 219 Massapoag Avenue

Presented by Vitality Coach Susan Flashner-Fineman, and LICSW Mindy Grodofsky-Filmore from Orchard Cove, Canton.

Alzheimer's & Dementia: Home Care - Activities of Daily Living

Feb. 23rd, 7:00 - 8:30 pm - Sharon Public Library
 Linda Einis, Occupational Therapist, will present "Solutions to Activites of Daily Living". Learn strategies to facilitate the functions of daily living, from dressing to taking medication. (Part 2 of 3)
New DVDs at the Sharon Public Library!
Click here for a list of new DVDs coming soon to the Sharon Public Library.

Click here to access last month's list.
Library on Wheels - Are you homebound?

If you are a Sharon resident and are temporarily or permanently unable to visit the library in person due to injury, disability or other health problems, you may be able to receive home delivery of library materials through our new Library on Wheels program.
More information and registration form here.

Color Your Stress Away
Adult coloring events
Thursdays at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm

January 21st    February 18th
March 31st      April 14th
Sharon History Digitized
We've begun digitizing parts of our historical collection to provide off-site access to the documents.  Thanks to funding provided by the Digital Commonwealth, we will be able to digitize more items every year.  Included in the first batch are Marsengold High School Yearbooks, William R. Mann diaries, Deborah Sampson items and lots more. Take a Look!
Who Needs Libraries? We All Do!

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NIH Resources:  Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Memory Loss
Complete Program Schedule: AD, Dementia and Memory Loss
Program brochure for the full series on Alzheimer's, Dementia and Memory Loss
January 28 Caring for the Caregiver
Fashion Show Information (the red scarf) (much of the clothing) (the clothing with zippers) (the pretty bag for walkers and wheelchairs)
And the canton resale shop—
January 12 - Adapting the Home Environment
Linda Einis - Workshop Notes
Resource Notes
January 7 - Caring for the Caregiver
 "Strategies for Successful, Supportive Family Meetings."
Habilitation Therapy
How to Create a Failure-Free Home Environment - Tara Flannigan December 8, 2015
Behavior as Communication: Using the Habilitation Model
Power Point Presentation - Caren Silverlieb, MMHS Director of Strategic Planning
                                             and Partnerships JCHE
Suggested Article on Elder Abuse - Caren Silverlieb
Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia and Memory Loss
Dr. Ruth Kandel's Notes from, "General Overview of Memory Loss, Various Forms of Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease".
Power Point Presentation
Memory Disorders Clinic

Resources for Families Living with Dementia
Handouts for program no.2 in the Alzheimer's/Dementia series by Your Elder Care Experts - Joanne Peskowitz on Families Living with Dementia
Handout 1 ~ Handout 2 ~ Handout 3