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18/11/2020

OPEN BRANCHES: 22 of our branches and the Bookmobile are currently open for modified services at this time.

Additional branches will reopen for contactless returns and holds pickup in the fall and early winter. Details: https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/blogs/updates-new-branch-reopening-dates

HOURS AND LOCATIONS: for current branch hours.

BOOKMOBILE: for the current Bookmobile stops schedule.

MANDATORY: Masks are required to be worn inside Ottawa Public Library branches, as per theTemporary Mandatory Mask By-law. Customers who are not wearing masks will not be allowed inside branches. Exceptions apply for people with medical exemptions.

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Forget-me-Not Series - Dementia: using technology to facilitate aging in place

Dr. Frank Knoefel talks about The Bruyère Memory Program and the potential of “smart” sensors to identify changes in how people move and think as they get older, to learn patterns and intervene, if needed.

Dr. Frank Knoefel is a Physician at the Bruyère Memory Program in Ottawa and Senior Investigator at the Bruyère Research Institute.  His research interests are focused on the use of sensors to facilitate Aging in Place.  After spending many years working on bed-based sensors to monitor physical well-being, such as transfers out of bed and breathing, Frank’s work is now focused more on cognition.