This part of the library catalogue supports our commitment to the Society of Chief Librarians Universal Health Offer. We provide links to hard copy items, eBooks, eMagazines, events, activities and websites that have been chosen by professionals to support a wide range of Health & Wellbeing conditions.
East Riding Libraries support to Dementia Action Week is to provide links to our Dementia stock and activities.
Take a trip down memory lane at your local East Riding Library.
Use our great range of memory boxes containing items such as photographs, books and even food packaging to relive the sights and sounds of days gone by.
Reminiscence is a social group for older people to meet new friends and have fun sharing stories. Reminiscence is also proven to be beneficial for those living with Dementia and their carers, and is endorsed by the Alzheimer’s society.
Contact your local library for details on your nearest session.
'Sporting Memories' - an exciting development in our Reminiscence offer.
Across the country there are scores of people aged 50 and over, battling with dementia, depression and loneliness. Each week, teams from 'Sporting Memories' work with these people and their loved ones, stimulating and encouraging them to relive their memories about sports.
At East Riding Libraries, we are linking 'Sporting Memories' into our Reminiscence sessions to reach a wider range of people living with Dementia, depression and loneliness as well as any of their carers.
MECC Link has been developed by the by the Yorkshire and Humber MECC Community of Improvement to support and promote lifestyle behaviour change at scale within the region. The MECC Community of Improvement is jointly sponsored by the Y&H Directors of Public Health Network and the Y&H Public Health England Centre.
Visit the MECC Link website
With Reading Groups, Knit and Natter, Writing Groups and coffee on site in many of our libraries, they really are a space for everyone!
Go to our Health and wellbeing page on the council website and look at the answer to the events and activities question.
Ieso Digital Health is providing services on behalf of the NHS in East Riding of Yorkshire.
For more information on accessing this free service, click the Ieso image above.
To watch the Ieso video on the Vimeo platform, click here