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Memory Cafés

By MPL Staff on Mar 15, 2018 8:52 AM

An old woman and a young woman smile at one another,  pressing their foreheads together. Memory Cafés

Third Tuesday of the month 1:30-3:00 pm

Memory Cafés offer people with dementia and their care partners the opportunity to enjoy regular, enjoyable social interaction with others in similar circumstances in a safe, welcoming environment. The Cafes will be held the third Tuesday of every month at a rotating list of Milwaukee Public Library Branch Libraries.



Each café will offer a fun, interactive program along with refreshments. First time attendees must register with the Alzheimer’s Association of Southeastern Wisconsin at 1.800.272.3900.

The kick-off event will be held Tuesday, April 17 at the Villard Square Branch and will feature John McFadden, coauthor with his wife Susan of Aging Together: Dementia, Friendship, and Flourishing Communities. Together they serve with the Fox Valley Memory Project, a dementia-friendly community initiative.

Tuesday, April 17, 1:30-3 pm - Kick-off Event Featuring John McFadden
Villard Square Branch 5190 N. 35th St. and
Tuesday, May 15, 1:30-3 pm - Board Games

Tuesday, June 19, 1:30-3 pm - Gardening
Capitol Branch 3969 N. 74th St. and
Tuesday, July 17, 1:30-3 pm - Ice Cream Social

Tuesday, August 21, 1:30-3 pm - Rhythm for Unity Drum Circle
Atkinson 1960 W. Atkinson Ave. and
Tuesday, September 18, 1:30-3 pm - Fall Crafts

Tuesday, October 16, 1:30-3 pm - Comfort Cooking
Mitchell St. 906 W. Historic Mitchell St. and
Tuesday, November 20, 1:30-3 pm - Historical Society

Tuesday, December 18, 1:30-3 pm - Travel
Washington Park 2121 N. Sherman Blvd.

*Topics subject to change.


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