Memory Café is a weekly gathering for individuals with early to moderate Alzheimer's type or other memory loss with their care partner, family, or friends, in a safe, supportive, and engaging environment. It's a time and place where everyone can interact, find support, establish friendships, and share concerns without feeling embarrassed or misunderstood.
Why attend? Experiencing memory loss can make the world a bit confusing and lonely at times. Word searching can be difficult and frustrating. Social outings used to be fun and something to look forward to but are now challenging. Staying home, and avoiding embarrassing moments is much easier. We worry about what others will think of us. Coming together with others who are experiencing the same challenges we are makes us feel more accepted and relaxed. A Café focuses on our strengths, allows us to meet new people and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere.
The Marion Waterfront Memory Café is free, including lunch. Donations are accepted. Registration is not mandatory but appreciated 508-748-3570. We meet every Wednesday (with the exception of the day before Thanksgiving) from 11:30 am - 2 pm.