• “The Hearthside Book Club® series are a remarkable tool that will offer the older adult with a diagnosis of dementia, stimulating activities, an incredible reminiscence experience and fill their days with meaning. The Hearthside Book Club® series should be on every book case in the home, activity department or recreation therapy office.”
    - National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners
    - International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners
  • "I have been working at a nursing home for more than 20 years, and this is one of the best things I have ever done."
    -Activity Coordinator-
  • “As always, it was interesting. It had informative facts!”
    -Person with Early Stage Dementia-
  • “This book sparks interesting debate!”
    -Adult Day Center Client with Dementia-
  • “Running these programs daily is an extremely positive part of the residents’ day. It brings them joy.”
    -Program Director-
  • “I enjoyed this. I learned something I never knew. ”
    -Adult Day Center Client with Dementia-

 

What is Hearthside Book Club®?

Hearthside Book Club® is the first digital book subscription service designed for persons with dementia. Each PDF book is specifically designed for older adults, including people with dementia. These books capitalize on the many remaining strengths of people with memory loss—specifically the ability to read and engage in discussion. A large print, downloadable PDF book is emailed to you weekly to be used in a group or one-on-one setting as an activity for people with dementia. Hearthside Book Club® was developed and tested in NIH-funded research.

 
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