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...

June 23, 2018

I just saw this on Facebook this morning...a short film of people living with memory loss, describing what it's like for them. They are a group of people in Seattle who meet regularly just to hang out in a comfortable place and share their ups and downs. Sound familiar...

February 2, 2017

Enjoy some lively music from Montpelier High School's excellent high school jazz band, led by Jazz Band director and teacher, Kirk Kreiz. As usual, we'll have time to chat, time to enjoy refreshments, and of course - time to dance!  Call Liz at 229-9630 for more detail...

September 17, 2016

Join us at the October 8th Memory Cafe when the Montpelier Ukulele Players come for an encore performance.  It's a toe-tapping, sing-along style of fun music that will start your weekend with a smile! The Cafe is from 10 AM to 11:30 AM at Montpelier Senior Activity Cen...

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...

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 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 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...

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