New dementia-friendly story time kicks off Thursday at BC Library


Baxter County Library personnel are introducing Forgotten Tales Thursday, a story time for dementia patients and their caregivers.The library’s Adult Programs Coordinator Mariah Hansen says library staff completed training through the Mruk Family Center on Aging at Baxter Regional Medical Center to prepare for Forgotten Tales.


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Hansen says Thursday is just the first of several Forgotten Tales sessions.


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Dementia caregivers are encouraged to bring their parent, friend or family member to hear classic tales, familiar music and experience a calming environment.

For additional information call 870-580-0976 or visit the library’s website at www.baxlib.org. The Donald W. Reynolds Library Serving Baxter County is located at 300 Library Hill in Mountain Home.

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