Aug
2
10:00 AM10:00

JF&CS Memory Café

Where: JF&CS Headquarters
1430 Main Street, Waltham

When: Friday, Aug. 2, 10:00 a.m. – noon

Cost: Free

RSVP not required, but please call or email to confirm dates. Contact Beth at bsoltzberg@jfcsboston.org or 781-693-5628 for more information.

A welcoming place for individuals and families living with memory changes. Enjoy coffee, refreshments, creative arts, and conversation with new friends of all ages. A guest artist leads a creative exploration each month. Co-hosted by the Waltham Student Group of Brandeis University. A care partner must accompany guests who require personal care assistance.

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Aug
8
10:00 AM10:00

Memory Café, Nahant, MA

  • Thursday, August 8, 2019

  • 10:30 AM -  11:30 PM

Where: Nahant Public Library

Cost: Free of charge

RSVP is preferred but not required. For more information and to register, contact Sharon Hawkes at Nahant Library, 781-581-0306.

The Memory Café is part of an international movement to provide meaningful activities for people with memory impairment and for their caregivers. In Nahant, it is part of a larger project to create a dementia-friendly town.

The Dementia Friendly Nahant project is funded by federal grants from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health and through the University of Massachusetts, Worcester, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and is administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.  

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine funds projects to improve access to health information.

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May
18
to May 19

Training: Bringing Dance to Older Adults and People with Dementia

  • Bridges by EPOCH at Westwood, 140 University Ave, Westwood, MA 02090

  • Coffee, snacks and light lunch provided.

Register by April 18, $195

Register after April 18, $225

Learn the skills to engage, inspire and uplift older adults and people with dementia through dance and expressive movement.

We will teach you how to customize your groups to motivate older adults to express themselves so they feel seen, heard, and appreciated for who they are.

Sat., May 18, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Sun, May 19, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

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May
9
1:30 PM13:30

Memory Café, Newton MA

Where: Temple Emanuel 
385 Ward St, Newton, MA 02459

Cost: Free

RSVP: Required. A care partner must accompany guests who require personal care assistance. Call Tracy Schneider at 617-959-4928 to register. 
https://www.templeemanuel.com/event/memory-cafe/2019-05-09/

For 35 years, dance/movement therapist Donna Newman‐Bluestein has spread the joy of movement. Not just fun, her movement workshop provides exercise and physical benefits as well.


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Apr
12
to Apr 14

Training: Bringing Dance to Older Adults and People with Dementia

  • 92Y Harkness Dance Center (map)
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Bringing Dance to Older Adults and People with Dementia Training

Friday, Apr 12, 2019, 6:30-9:30 pm

Sat & Sun, Apr 13 & 14, 2019, 12-6 pm

92Y Harkness Dance Center, 92nd Street Y (between 91st & 92nd street), 1395 Lexington Avenue, NYC.

https://www.92y.org/class/dance-adults-with-dementia

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Mar
19
11:00 AM11:00

Memory Café, Burlington, MA

Where: Burlington Council on Aging
61 Center Street, second floor Room 207, Burlington, Ma. 01803. The right side of the building is wheelchair accessible

When: Usually meets on the third Tuesday of the month, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch is provided.

Cost: Free of charge

RSVP is required. Please contact Brenda Pappas 781-273-7010 bpappas@burlington.org or Andrea Cross 781-505-1138 across@burlington.org to register or for more information.

Friendly Day Café is a welcoming, interactive social time for those with memory changes and their care partners. Come enjoy friendship and fun. A care partner is required to attend with each guest. The café is sponsored by Lahey Clinic.

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Mar
12
10:30 AM10:30

Mind and Memory Café, Norwood MA

Where: Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree 
40 Clapboardtree Street, Norwood, MA 02062

Cost: Free

RSVP: not required.

In your seat or on your feet, dance to music from the Big Bands to the 1960's. Donna brings themes, props, plenty of inspiration, and a sense of fun to elicit movement, dance, song and a greater sense of vitality and connection.


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Feb
20
2:30 PM14:30

Memory Café, Newton MA

Where: Newton Senior Center 
345 Walnut St, Newton, MA 02460

Cost: Free

RSVP suggested. Register for a reminder call at 617-796-1660. 
https://www.ournewton.org/event/memory-cafe-songs-of-world-war-i-2019-02-20/, 617-376-1506.

Experience the joy of movement with Donna Newman-Bluestein, dance and movement therapist. Donna will lead participants in playfully moving to music from the Caribbean to oldies swing bands. Together, the group will create an original dance. No experience necessary. Donna will follow your lead.


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Feb
12
10:30 AM10:30

Mind and Memory Café, Norwood MA

Where: Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree 
40 Clapboardtree Street, Norwood, MA 02062

Cost: Free

RSVP: not required.

In your seat or on your feet, dance to music from the Big Bands to the 1960's. Donna brings themes, props, plenty of inspiration, and a sense of fun to elicit movement, dance, song and a greater sense of vitality and connection.


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Feb
11
1:30 AM01:30

Memory Café, Quincy MA

Where: Quincy Council on Aging 
440 E Squantum St, Quincy, MA 02171

Cost: Free

RSVP required. Please RSVP to Margaret Donaher 
mdonaher@quincyma.gov, 617-376-1506.

The Quincy Memory Cafe is for those who are caring for or experiencing some form of memory loss. The cafe provides entertainment, and simply a space for those to connect with one another who are in the same situation. Entertainment, Pastries and other small bites will be provided by Standish Village Assisted Living.


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Sep
27
4:00 PM16:00

Workshop: Engaging Elders: Dance and Movement with Donna Newman-Bluestein and Audrey Albert King.

  • Washburn Lounge, Lesley University Brattle Campus (map)
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Engaging Elders: Using Creative Arts in Community and Residential Settings, 10th annual Arts in Healthcare Conference at Lesley University (2 CE hours). Dance and Movement with Donna Newman-Bluestein and Audrey Albert King.

Lesley University, Washburn Lounge (Brattle Campus).

Contact Beth Tallett at etallett@lesley.edu or 617.349.8833 to register.

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