Forget-Me-Not Spotlight:

by Margaret Daley | January 26, 2018

Forget Me Not

Top Resources from the Forget-Me-Not Collection

by Shannon Nosbisch, founder of Effingham Area Alzheimer’s Awareness

The Forget-Me-Not Resource Center at the Effingham Public Library has been up and running for over 2 years. During those two years, the following books and DVDs are the ones that have been checked out the most. We thought it might be helpful for you to know what resources
have helped others. Click here to see all items in the catalog.

Activities to do with Your Parent by Judith Levy

Alzheimer’s Early Stages: First Steps for Family, Friends and Caregivers by Daniel Kuhn

Before I Forget: Love, Hope, Help and Acceptance in our Fight Against Alzheimer’s by B. Smith, Dan Gasby and Michael Schnayerson

I’m Still Here – A Breakthrough Approach to Understanding Someone Living with Alzheimer’s by John Zeisel

It’s all in your Approach DVD

Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer’s Journey by Debbie Barr,‎ Edward G, Shaw ,‎ Gary D. Chapman Lewy

Body Dementia DVD

Living Your Best with Early Stage Alzheimer’s by Lisa Snyder

Surviving Alzheimer’s by Paul Scott

Talking to Alzheimer’s by Claudia J. Strauss

The 36-hour Day by Nancy Mace

The Alzheimer’s Action Plan by Lisa P. Gwyther, P. Murali Doraiswamy, and Tina Adler

The Art of Caregiving DVD

The Brain Bible by John Arden

The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers by Barry J. Jacobs

The Journey of Dementia DVD

All of these, but one, are in the Forget-Me-Not Resource Centers in Clay, Cumberland, Coles, Shelby, Jasper, and Fayette Counties. That resource, Talking to Alzheimer’s, will be in the libraries by the end of January.

If you would like to see a review of some of these titles, go to our website at to read the Forget-Me-Not Spotlight reviews.

These resources are available at the Effingham Public Library, Flora Public Library, Evans Public Library, Newton Public Library, Greenup Township Public Library, Shelbyville Public Library and the Mattoon Public Library in the Forget-Me-Not Resource Center. If you do not have a library card, ask at the main desk how you can check it out.

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