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Aug
6
Thu
2015
Sacred Sound Gong Meditation / Relaxation @ Coastal Wellness Family Chiropractic
Aug 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sacred Sound Gong Meditation / Relaxation @ Coastal Wellness Family Chiropractic | Middle Township | New Jersey | United States

Join musician, counselor, and facilitator Todd Glacy for this introductory workshop about sound, meditation and relaxation as a vital key to health and well-being. Participants are encouraged to bring a yoga mat or other items to sit/lie comfortably. Learn more about Todd at www.sacredsoundandliving.com

Memory Café/South Portland @ Port Resources
Aug 6 @ 11:30 pm – Aug 7 @ 12:30 am

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.

Aug
12
Wed
2015
Memory Café/Sanford @ Gentiva Home Health
Aug 12 @ 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.

Aug
13
Thu
2015
Memory Café/Biddeford @ Elements Cafe: Books Coffee
Aug 13 @ 4:00 pm
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.

Aug
18
Tue
2015
Maine Memory Café/Cumberland @ Louie's Grille
Aug 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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.

Gardening Outside Until the Frost @ Cancer Community Center
Aug 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Learn how to keep your garden looking good until the first frost hits. There are all kinds of things that you can do to keep your flower gardens looking fresh. Kate will share helpful tips on how to split and divide your perennials, when to pull up annuals, and she will explain how tender bulb flowers need to be dug up, cleaned up and stored for the winter.

Aug
20
Thu
2015
Memory Café/Kennebunk @ Huntington Commons
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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.

Aug
21
Fri
2015
Memory Café/Presque Isle @ The Gathering Place Senior Center
Aug 21 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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.

Aug
22
Sat
2015
V-Learning Community @ Cancer Community Center
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This group is centered on learning and support for vegans, vegetarians and those who want to learn about these lifestyles. The program includes food demonstrations, presentations and group discussion. People of all eating persuasions are welcome!

Aug
25
Tue
2015
Crystal Bowl Meditation @ Cancer Community Center
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

During crystal bowl mediation you will relax while listening to the soothing sound of the Tibetan crystal bowl. Be gently guided through your seven Chakra energy systems, helping you to feel balanced and renewed. Please wear comfortable clothing.

Aug
26
Wed
2015
Memory Café/Presque Isle @ The Whole Potato Café & Commons
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm
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

Aug
27
Thu
2015
Memory Café/Yarmouth @ Bay Square at Yarmouth
Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Memory Café/Yarmouth @ Bay Square at Yarmouth | Yarmouth | 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.

Maine Brain Aneurysm Support Group @ Dana Health Center, MMC
Aug 27 @ 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.

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.

Aug
29
Sat
2015
The Healing Power of Vegetables Cooking Class @ Cancer Community Center
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Every day we hear another report of how vital vegetables are for health and healing. At the same time many people struggle with either the taste of vegetables or how to incorporate them in their day-to-day meals. In this unique class, Warren shows a number of delicious, essential vegetable dishes that are bound to enhance your vitality and transform your relationship to vegetables. We will discuss what medicinal benefits various dishes and vegetables have as well as how to enhance our enjoyment of them. Recipes provided and generous sampling.

Aug
30
Sun
2015
Memory Café/Auburn @ Clover Healthcare Activity Room
Aug 30 @ 8:00 pm
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.