Florida Resources for Dementia Sufferers and their Families

Date(s) - 01/10/2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm



Dementia is a common illness that has affected numerous individuals, families, and businesses. A dementia diagnosis results in a host of personal, professional, and legal issues. Leanna Fitzgerald, Head of Reference at Franklin T. DeGroodt Memorial Library, will explain how librarians can help by connecting patrons with valuable local resources.

In this hour long webinar Leanna will explain common legal issues that arise from a dementia diagnosis and where families and caregivers of dementia sufferers can find support. Come and join this interactive webinar and discuss this common disease that has affected many Floridians and their families. Learn how librarians can help!

Register here for the live webinar or to have early access to the recording when it becomes available – all in this place! No need to register in a separate place for recording access.

Biography ~ Leanna Fitzgerald 
Leanna Fitzgerald is a 2010 Master of Library and Information Science graduate who also holds a Juris Doctor degree. Leanna has worked in academic law libraries in Miami, Florida and Charlotte, North Carolina. Leanna currently works for Brevard County Public Libraries where she is Head of Reference.


Registration is closed for this event.