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Brain Health Initiative

The Sacramento Public Library will address the growing population of people living with Alzheimer's disease and concern around Alzheimer’s disease. They will educate the community on ways to lower the risk for dementia; provide participants with the opportunity to create “Fidget Blankets” for those living with Alzheimer’s; offer “Brain Health” kits, filled with puzzles, games, and prompts to exercise the brain; participate in outreach events throughout the community to share information on brain health; hold blood pressure drop-in clinics to educate the public about the connection between high blood pressure and dementia; and feature Alzheimer’s-related books to engage readers of all ages to learn more about the disease.
Identify any specific population(s) this project will serve: 
Adults
Seniors
African Americans or Black
Latino or Hispanic
Identify roles of participants this project will serve: 
General public
Health care provider
Public health professional
Project Lead:
Katie Ball
Funding Source: 
PSR
Project Funding:
Federal Fiscal Year: 
2019
Funding Amount: 
$19710
Funding Period:
Dec 2, 2019 to Apr 30, 2020
Project Status:
Awarded