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May
26
Thu
2016
More Tools for Your Stress-Reducing/Resilience Building Tool Box @ USM Abromson Center
May 26 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
More Tools for Your Stress-Reducing/Resilience Building Tool Box @ USM Abromson Center

During this workshop, David Lee will share some of his favorite tools learned, developed,and applied over 25 years of involvement in the stress and resilience fields

Maine Brain Aneurysm Support Group @ Dana Health Center, MMC
May 26 @ 6:00 pm
Maine Brain Aneurysm Support Group @ Dana Health Center, MMC | Portland | Maine | United States

The Maine Brain Aneurysm Support Group is offering information, education, encouragement and understanding to all individuals who have been affected by a brain aneurysm.

Speaker: Doctor Christopher Baker, Interventional Neuroradiology, Spectrum Medical Group
Topic: Pipeline Embolization Treatments for Brain Aneurysms

Newly diagnosed, aneurysm survivors, family members, caregivers and anyone interested are welcome to attend. Meetings have a guest speaker that will give a short presentation and then open the floor for discussion to provide an opportunity for reassurance and personal exchange between survivors and caregivers.

This is a great place for you to meet and share with others who have been through similar experiences.

May
28
Sat
2016
Spring Gathering at Chapman Farm @ Inn Along the Way at Chapman Farm
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Spring Gathering at Chapman Farm @ Inn Along the Way at Chapman Farm | Damariscotta | Maine | United States

Farmhouse & barn tours, Round Top ice cream and other goodies, traditional fiddle tunes with the youth group, Oyster Creek Fiddlers — the nonprofit Inn Along the Way is holding its first spring festival to give thanks to the people of Damariscotta and surrounding towns for their support and encouragement of the Inn Along the Way idea. Come and learn more about the Inn Along the Way interdependent community model for older Maine adults.

Jun
1
Wed
2016
Memory Café/Auburn @ Clover Healthcare Activity Room
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am
Memory Café/Auburn @ Clover Healthcare Activity Room | Auburn | Maine | United States

A Memory Café is a social gathering of clients, family, friends and caregivers over a proverbial cup of coffee for stigma free conversations about whatever comes up. We have had conversations about using theater as an awareness tool for dementia; about how some people have dealt with loss of the use of their car; about symptoms of Alzheimers; videos; and so much more. Our theme for the Auburn Memory Café  is “Capturing Memories.” Coffee/cookies served.

Maine’s Memory Cafés are sponsored by MemoryWorks, a new resource for Maine’s dementia care community.

We usually meet on the last Sunday of the month. In December 2014, we will meet on December 21st.

Jun
2
Thu
2016
Memory Café/South Portland @ Port Resources
Jun 2 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

A Memory Café is a social gathering of clients, family, friends and caregivers over a proverbial cup of coffee for stigma free conversations about whatever comes up.

We have had conversations about using theater as an awareness tool for dementia; about how some people have dealt with loss of the use of their car; about symptoms of Alzheimers; videos; and so much more.

Maine’s Memory Cafés are sponsored by MemoryWorks, a resource for Maine’s dementia care community.

THE DEMPSEY CENTER HOSTS NATIONAL CANCER SURVIVOR DAY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CMMC & ST MARY’S @ Patrick Dempsey Center For Cancer Hope and Healing
Jun 2 @ 4:30 pm

The Dempsey Center, in collaboration with Central Maine Medical Center and St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center will host an evening of music, interactive workshops and socializing. This year’s theme is “It Takes a Village”, and survivors and caregivers of any age will have the opportunity to participate. Light refreshments will be served. RSVPS are encouraged – contact The Dempsey Center at 795-8250. This local event is part of a worldwide celebration coordinated by the National Cancer Survivors Day® Foundation and supported nationally by Astellas, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Coping® with Cancer magazine.

Jun
6
Mon
2016
Maine’s Memory Cafe/Kennebunk @ The Seed & Bean Coffe Shop
Jun 6 @ 6:00 am

MemoryWorks MaineStart every month with our 1st-Mondays Lunchtime Memory Café at the Seed & Bean Coffeehouse in West Kennebunk. “A cup of coffee shared with a friend is happiness tasted and time well spent.

A Memory Café is a social gathering of clients, family, friends and caregivers for stigma free conversations about whatever comes up. There’s no charge unless you want to order coffee and/or lunch. Seed & Bean serves sandwiches, salads and pastries.

If you have a client, a friend, or a family member who has dementia or is afraid they have Alzheimer’s; if you have questions about memory loss in general, this is one place to not forget. Share with others who are dealing with the same concerns as you.

Maine’s Memory Cafés are sponsored by MemoryWorks, a resource for Maine’s dementia care community

 

 

 

Jun
8
Wed
2016
Memory Café/Sanford @ Gentiva Home Health
Jun 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Memory Café/Sanford @ Gentiva Home Health | Sanford | Maine | United States

Memory Cafés are places where persons with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia can go with their care partners to just socialize and have fun with other people going through similar things.

At a memory café, people can relax and just be themselves, knowing that no one judges them and all who are there are going through almost the same things that they go through every day.

Jun
9
Thu
2016
Memory Café/Biddeford @ Elements Cafe: Books Coffee
Jun 9 @ 6:00 am
Memory Café/Biddeford @ Elements Cafe: Books Coffee | Biddeford | Maine | United States

A Memory Café is a social gathering of clients, family, friends and caregivers over a proverbial cup of coffee for stigma free conversations about whatever comes up.

Pull up a chair and join us to chat and share conversation about all things dementia. Stay for the full two hours or come and go as you wish.

Maine’s Memory Cafés are sponsored by MemoryWorks, a new resource for Maine’s dementia care community. They are about you — whether you have dementia, know someone who has dementia, are a caregiver or a professional in the field – relax with some new-found friends.

Jun
15
Wed
2016
Memory Café/Saco @ HomeHealth Visiting Nurses
Jun 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Memory Café/Saco @ HomeHealth Visiting Nurses | Saco | Maine | United States

A Memory Café is a social gathering of clients, family, friends and caregivers over a proverbial cup of coffee for stigma free conversations about whatever comes up. We have had conversations about using theater as an awareness tool for dementia; about how some people have dealt with loss of the use of their car; about symptoms of Alzheimers; videos; and so much more.

Maine’s Memory Cafés are sponsored by MemoryWorks, a new resource for Maine’s dementia care community

Jun
16
Thu
2016
Memory Café/Kennebunk @ Huntington Commons
Jun 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Memory Café/Kennebunk @ Huntington Commons | Kennebunk | Maine | United States

“Memory Cafés are places where persons with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia can go with their care partners to just socialize and have fun with other people going through similar things.
At a memory café, people can relax and just be themselves, knowing that no one judges them and all who are there are going through almost the same things that they go through every day.

Jun
17
Fri
2016
Memory Café/Presque Isle @ The Gathering Place Senior Center
Jun 17 @ 5:30 am – 6:30 am
Memory Café/Presque Isle @ The Gathering Place Senior Center | Presque Isle | Maine | United States

Memory Cafés are places where persons with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia can go with their care partners to just socialize and have fun with other people going through similar things.

At a memory café, people can relax and just be themselves, knowing that no one judges them and all who are there are going through almost the same things that they go through every day.

Jun
21
Tue
2016
Maine Memory Café/Cumberland @ Louie's Grille
Jun 21 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
Maine Memory Café/Cumberland @ Louie's Grille | Cumberland | Maine | United States

A Memory Café is a social gathering of clients, family, friends and caregivers over a proverbial cup of coffee for stigma free conversations about whatever comes up. We have had conversations about using theater as an awareness tool for dementia; about how some people have dealt with loss of the use of their car; about symptoms of Alzheimers; videos; and so much more.

Maine’s Memory Cafés are sponsored by MemoryWorks, a resource for Maine’s dementia care community.

Jun
22
Wed
2016
Memory Café/Presque Isle @ The Whole Potato Café & Commons
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am
Memory Café/Presque Isle @ The Whole Potato Café & Commons | Presque Isle | Maine | United States

A Memory Café is a social gathering of clients, family, friends and caregivers over a proverbial cup of coffee for stigma free conversations about whatever comes up. We have had conversations about using theater as an awareness tool for dementia; about how some people have dealt with loss of the use of their car; about symptoms of Alzheimers; videos; and so much more.

Maine’s Memory Cafés are sponsored by MemoryWorks, a new resource for Maine’s dementia care community

Jun
23
Thu
2016
Maine Brain Aneurysm Support Group @ Dana Health Center, MMC
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm
Maine Brain Aneurysm Support Group @ Dana Health Center, MMC | Portland | Maine | United States

The Maine Brain Aneurysm Support Group is offering information, education, encouragement and understanding to all individuals who have been affected by a brain aneurysm.

This will be a wonderful meeting, as we have arranged for a tour of MMC’s new Interventional Radiology Suite and “Surgery II” with five new ORs, as well as the pre-op and post-op patient care areas with twenty-seven beds. Surgery II also has a new staff lounge, family waiting room, conference room, several offices, and equipment. This project is just the beginning of more exciting changes at MMC.

Newly diagnosed, aneurysm survivors, family members, caregivers and anyone interested are welcome to attend. Meetings have a guest speaker that will give a short presentation and then open the floor for discussion to provide an opportunity for reassurance and personal exchange between survivors and caregivers.

This is a great place for you to meet and share with others who have been through similar experiences.