April 14, 2016

BARRE AREA SENIOR CENTER PRESENTS A
NEW MUSIC MEMORIES PROGRAM

 
Beginning Tuesday, May 17th at 2:00, and every third Tuesday thereafter, there will be a sing-along music program for people experiencing memory loss and their caregivers.
 
Christine Litchfield on piano...

March 22, 2016

The April Montpelier Memory Cafe will be on Saturday, April 9th from 10 AM to 11:30 AM at MSAC.  (This month only, the Cafe will take place upstairs in the Activity Room, which is easily accessible by elevator.)


Our guest presenter, National Strength and Conditioning C...

November 12, 2015

The Central Vermont Council on Aging is sponsoring Caregiver Teas for persons caring for loved ones with physical, emotional and/or cognitive issues.  The next Caregiver Tea is scheduled for Friday, December 5th, at the DVCOA ofices in Barre, from 2 PM - 3 PM.  Call 80...

October 13, 2015

This article,about how to continue living your life richly and fully after a diagnosis of dementia, speaks to the true philosophy of Memory Cafe. There can be joy and laughter in our daily lives whether we are care partners or people living with dementia.

October 10, 2015

I just got back from the October 2015 Montpelier Memory Cafe with guest speaker Kim Bent of Lost Nation Theater. He spoke of his earliest memories, shared Robert Frost poetry and a Shakespearian soliloquy from "As You Like It", currently showing at Lost Nation Theater...

September 15, 2015

“Art opens the mind.” –Dr. Luis Fornazzari

We are seeking eight senior citizens with memory disorders and eight middle‐school or high‐school age youth to participate in a multi‐generational puppet project.

The project will consist of a series of ten classes on Tuesday af...

June 14, 2015

A large group (30 people!) was present to enjoy music and song by Rich Atkinson, his wife  Laura on recorder, harmonica and vocals, with members of the Montpelier Ukelele Group (Tom Wales and Bob Barrett) on vocals and ukes, plus Andy Leader on the fiddle!
 
Among othe...

January 23, 2015

The next Montpelier Memory Cafe is happening on Saturday, February 14th, and will feature a Valentine theme with our very special guest, Geof Hewitt, resident of Calais, Vermont, past winner of the Vermont Poetry Slam competition, and author of The Perfect Heart:Select...

January 10, 2015

It was great fun to get together this bright, brisk January morning. There were some new faces in the crowd, and also our usual Cafe members who've been attending every month for the past year! The Cafe has become an event that people with memory disorders, and their c...

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