Celebrate the Possible! Living with Dementia


Date(s) - 05.20.2022
8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Event Type


Event Description

Celebrate the Possible! An inclusive day for professionals, care partners, & individuals living with dementia: fun, interactive, & informative… welcoming those of any age & ability to become more dementia-friendly. Join us for a presentation from author John Thorndike, a free Dementia Friends training, door prizes, & breakout sessions with hands-on art experiences that are fun for everyone!

All agenda items are free and open to the public. There is free professional credit available for the Dementia Friends training.

Friday, May 20, 2022
Check-in at 8:30 AM
Events and presentations from 9 AM-3 PM

Akron-Summit County Public Library
Main Library, 60 S High St, Akron, OH 44326

Caregivers, professionals, those living with dementia, first responders, front-line and customer service workers, faith leaders and community members, friends and family, literature lovers, art lovers… Anyone and everyone are encouraged to attend Celebrate the Possible!

AM Agenda:
8:30 Check-in
9-10 Dementia Friends Training (With professional credit available)
10-11 The Last of His Mind: A Year in the Shadow of Alzheimer’s- John Thorndike author presentation
11-11:30 Book signing- John Thorndike
11:30-12:30 Theatrical demonstrations; older adult choir

PM Agenda:
1-3 Breakout activities (sensory tables, visual arts experiences, informational discussions)

Summit DD will have a booth and sensory activities at this event. Feel free to stop by, enjoy the event, and say hi to our staff! 

For more information, please visit the library’s website: https://services.akronlibrary.org/event/6522018

Event Location

Akron Main Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326

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