In thanking the Reminiscence
Group members for their generosity, a spokesperson for the library confirmed that the large cabinet would enable volunteers to remove large photographs and other records from unsuitable shelves and file them more accessibly in the cabinet.
Heather Rodenhurst, team librarian with Shropshire Libraries, said: "We worked in partnership for many years with organisations like Shropshire Reminiscence
and the council's museum service to gradually grow our collection of shared memory bags from the original five to the twenty-eight we have today.
This volume contains 21 chapters on reminiscence
, life review, and life story work.
The centre's programme development manager Mary-Anne McCafferty said: "There was, laughter, reminiscence
, banter and a chance to meet new friends.
According to the Alzheimer's Association, Reminiscence
Therapy is reportedly an evidence-based psychosocial intervention that has been shown in clinical trials to improve symptoms of the disorder, but the therapy's adoption has been limited because of the investment of caregiver time and resources.
What types of reminiscence
are associated with successful aging.
Facilitating Spiritual Reminiscence
for People with Dementia: A Learning Guide offers caregivers and families keys to stimulating spiritual reminiscence
in older people, and covers a spiritual and communication approach designed to engage those with dementia in a more meaningful way.
The service will make reminiscence
boxes available to people with dementia in Arrowe Park Hospital, and for use by local community groups and care homes via their local public library.
Work has begun on gathering reminiscences
of former Presidents and Secretaries General.
This book, based on the first major study into spiritual reminiscence
, shares what has been discovered in the process of working and researching with people who have had dementia for more than eight years.
As part of the winding down celebrations, Active Ashbrow will hold reminiscence
sessions at the Top Club in Sheepridge.