March 12, 2017

The Next  Memory Cafe is Saturday, April 8th, 2017
10 AM to 11:30 AM
Montpelier Memory Cafe welcomes
Eric Friedman & Gretchen Doilon

Returning to entertain us this April are Eric on guitar, accompanying vocalist Gretchen - a duo who are among our favorite performers...

July 8, 2016

The Barre Times Argus featured our Montpelier Memory Cafe in an article this week.  Read about how Memory Cafes have been helping families living with dementia overcome the loneliness and isolation that often happens when they are faced with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's...

June 29, 2016

Jim Thompson is coming!
 
This first-time guest at the Montpelier Memory Cafe has been wowing audiences all over Central Vermont with his musical talent, humor, and engaging performances. Formerly with the band, Stretchin' the Limits, he is now the owner of a unique ki...

April 8, 2016

We are no doubt "preaching to the choir" here, but it's worth remembering how difficult it is to take care of someone who is living with dementia.  This article from caring.com speaks to the emotions around the caregiver role that take their physical, emotional and psy...

January 10, 2016

On Saturday morning, January 10th, the Second Anniversary celebration of the Montpelier Memory Cafe was well-attended and a great time was had by all.  The fun began with music provided by Rich Atkinson and members of the Montpelier Ukelele Group.  
 

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November 14, 2015

Thank you, Theo Exploration, from Vermont Community Therapeutics  for a fascinating and fun session of yoga. We learned so much about the need to breathe properly, the importance of getting oxygen to our brains, and to fully fill our lungs with air. We came away with s...

November 3, 2015

Theo Exploration returns to our Memory Cafe at 10 AM Saturday, November 14th at the Montpelier Senior Activity Center. Theo is a teacher of Bikram Yoga in Montpelier, and will guide us through appropriate and gentle yoga moves that are soothing to the spirit and kind t...

October 21, 2015

On Wednesday, October 28th at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, VT. 7 PM

Author Rundy Purdy will read from his book about the journey he took beginning at age 24, as his grandfather slipped through confused days and long nights, and inevitable loss.  Books will...

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.

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