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May 14, 2018, 10:00 AM - May 16, 2018, 8:00 PM @ 509 Esty Street
The Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library's Spring Book Sale at 509 Esty Street, Ithaca, runs for 3 long weekends Saturday through Monday starting May 5th and features over 250,00 items. Recycled books, music, movies, puzzles, games and more, sorted into over 79 categories for easy shopping. Prices start low and decrease every day of the sale. Open 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM, on May 5th, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. For more information visit www.booksale.org
May 16, 2018, 11:00 AM @ United Presbyterian Church
Walk along Church Street, for Mental Health Awareness
May 16, 2018, 12:00 PM @ 25 Homer Avenue, Cortland
Tom Gallagher, president of the Cortland Community Foundation, will be discussing the formation of the Foundation & the impact it has had on the Cortland community. The biggest benefit to the community has been National Philanthropy Day, which raised $358,000 for multiple not=for-profit agencies in Cortland. Tom will also be sharing information on how individuals can participate with the Foundation through different Trust & Legacy programs. Bring your own lunch if you wish, and we will provide dessert and beverages.
May 16, 2018, 4:00 PM @ County Office Building, Room B40
Individuals with dementia often experience changes in their behavior that can be confusing to friends and family. For caregivers, learning to decode messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language can help both parties to connect and communicate in meaningful ways. Effective Communication Strategies explores how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer's disease. This interactive presentation explains the communication changes that take place throughout the course of the disease, offers tips on decoding the verbal and behavioral messaged delivered by someone with dementia, respond in ways that are helpful to the person and how to identify strategies to connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.