June 17, 2019

At the next Memorable Times Cafe (Wed., June 19, 1:30-3 pm) a guest from the collections team at Vermont Historical Society will be bringing some artifacts related to the history of dairy farming and agriculture, such as:

-Butter working paddle or spade
-Waxed cream bot...

December 10, 2016

Montpelier Memory Cafe will be an exciting place on Saturday, January 14th, from 10 AM to 11:30.  Local talents  Danny Coane and Colin McCaffrey have agreed to help us celebrate our 3rd anniversary at the Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre Street in Montpelier...

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...

July 4, 2016

From unforgettable.org:
 
"A study claims cannabinoids have an anti-inflammatory effect which could help fight the toxic effect of proteins that cause Alzheimer’s"

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 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


When Your Partner Has Memory Loss
September 15, 2015
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Ellen
When I attend our Memory Cafes here in Montpelier, I am struck by the high number of couples who attend.  I've visited caregiver support groups in other places as well, and inevitably there are more caregive...

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