August Memory Cafés

Check out the August Memory Café Calendar! Please note that we follow the mask policies of host sites. We will update this page as we learn more about each site’s policy. Appleton River Tyme Bistro 425 W. Water Street, Appleton Thursday, August 5 – 1:30 – 3:00p National Sandwich Month – We’re talking sandwiches in all their forms. Bring your favorite “recipe” or secret ingredient to share with the group. We’ll be learning about this most popular food that has […]

Beaming Inc. Equine Café

BEAMING Inc. is a non-profit organization in Neenah, Wisconsin that offers equine-assisted services. Their unique programming focuses on providing equine experiences for individuals with special needs and community members. BEAMING clients participate in riding and face-to-face interactions with our specially trained horses. BEAMING’s professional certified instructors are with our riders every stride and work diligently to provide safe and meaningful experiences. Fox Valley Memory Project is teaming up with BEAMING to host a Memory Café involving non-riding, equine-assisted activities. From […]

A Friendly Robot

Two Appleton care communities are participating in an innovative program featuring a friendly telepresence robot. But, you might ask, can a robot be friendly? Yes! This can happen when an artist, staff person, or family member “drives” the robot and uses creative engagement techniques to engage with memory care residents through its screen. This project, led by Brooklyn poet Gary Glazner, founder and director of the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project, began with a trial run at St. Paul Elder Services (SPES) […]
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