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!

Original broadcast January 10, 2017


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.