One of our members is starting a memory café and looking for input on what activities have been successful or unsuccessful for other cafés. Any suggestions/advice?
Our café has been running since March, and the people who come love it. But the core group are folks who already knew JF&CS through other programs or who are the adventuresome types! And they are wonderful, but it's been difficult to brin
I'm curious how people in your area find local activities--things that get them out of the house and engaging with their communities. Here in the San Francisco Bay Area there's no single resource that's useful for care partners aging in plac
A member of my team recently asked me if I knew of any memory cafes in/near Lakeville, Minnesota, USA and I realized I had no way of getting that information. Consequently, I had the idea of creating a directory of memory cafés in Minnesota
I'm working with our Department of Developmental Services to support the development of cafés that are inclusive of people living with dementia who also have ID/DD. Has anyone had experience with a memory café that has worked to include th
My name is Adam Sibley and I have written a book based on my experiences of caring for my mum with early onset dementia when I was 28 and my mum was 51. It has become an Amazon Bestseller, it has been featured in the Independent and Telegraph newspap
I am interested in what everyone offers for snacks at their cafes. It would be my choice to serve healthy foods and fruit is definitely in the plan. Our cafe meets at 9:30 a.m. and folks generally prefer a muffin, scone or fruit bread with their morn
Fellow Memory Catalyst Leaders,
After working with a local team to develop a model we can use to roll out multiple Cafes in San Diego, we now have six scheduled venues, and over a dozen more sites asking to host Cafes. Now I'd like to learn what I can
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