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Dementia Diagnosis

Radio Show – Living Well With Memory Loss on WHBY The below article corresponds to a radio show episode from January 2022. Scroll to the bottom of this page to listen to the radio show If you or a loved one is experiencing symptoms of memory loss, finding a diagnosis is one of the most important things you can do to improve quality of life. Accurate diagnosis can provide you with a clearer picture of the existing symptoms and what […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/dementia-diagnosis/

Watch the Virtual Dementia Panel

In March 2022, dementia care professionals from across the Fox Valley region came together to do a virtual education event to help answer questions that caregivers or people with dementia have about the dementia journey. If you missed the live version, please watch our recording below! https://youtu.be/NCV8CIe4UAo Resources Discussed on the Panel Trualta online caregiver training – Click HERE 60 Minutes episode on Tony Bennett’s dementia journey – Click HERE Mosaic Family Health RCI REACH Caregiver Coaching Program – Click […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/virtual-dementia-panel/

Occupational Therapy for Dementia

Understanding How Occupational Therapy Can Help Patients with Dementia Written by Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Students from Fox Valley Technical College, Cami Mobley & Emery Podowicz What is Occupational Therapy? Occupational therapy is defined as a profession that helps individuals ranging over the entire aging spectrum to do things that an individual wants or needs to do. Occupational therapists work to enable individuals of all ages to live their life to its full potential by maximizing their level of independence […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/occupational-therapy-for-dementia/

April Events

Download Printable Schedule Memory Cafés welcome persons experiencing memory loss, along with family and friends who love and care for them.  Attendees participate in activities, learning, music, conversation, refreshments, laughter, and fun. Appleton River Tyme Bistro, 425 W. Water Street, Appleton – Thursday, April 7 – 1:30 – 3:00p Spring is on Wing!  It’s a great time of the year to do a little bird watching and see who all made the trip back for the summer!  We will complete […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/april2022-events/

Appleton Project Safe Response

Have you heard that the Appleton Police Department has a new program called Project Safe Response? If you have a loved one that has dementia and lives in Appleton, they can be registered in the new program.  The basic information you provide will help first responders understand how to best respond to a crisis call. Maybe your loved one has communication barriers or has a tendency to wander, but with this new program, first responders will be able to better […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/appleton-project-safe-response/

Otto Bremer Trust Announcement

NEWS RELEASE   Fox Valley Memory Project receives $20,000 grant from the Otto Bremer Trust to support programs for people living with dementia and their caregivers across the Fox Valley region   Fox Valley Memory Project (FVMP) is proud to announce that Otto Bremer Trust has awarded $20,000 to support programs that serve people living with dementia and their caregivers in Calumet, Outagamie, Waupaca, and Winnebago counties. Fox Valley Memory Project collaborates with other organizations to build communities that welcome, […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/otto-bremer-trust-announcement/

March Events

Download Printable Schedule Memory Cafés welcome persons experiencing memory loss, along with family and friends who love and care for them.  Attendees participate in activities, learning, music, conversation, refreshments, laughter, and fun.   Appleton River Tyme Bistro, 425 W. Water Street, Appleton – Thursday, March 3 – 1:30 – 3:00p Signs and Song: Kristine Alarie, sign language interpreter, will be joining us to share a bit of her art. She’ll teach us a few common signs, and we’ll sign our […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/march2022-events/

Caregiver Respite Grants

You likely devote a great deal of time and energy to taking care of a loved one living with disabilities and special needs, but it’s so important that you take care of yourself, too!  If you are not at your best, how can you give your best to the people you love?  The Caregiver Respite Grant Program is here to help you do just that! Our Caregiver Respite Grant Program (CRGP) provides financial support for family caregivers for up to five days of respite care within […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/caregiver-respite-grants/

Chorus Concert – Love and Inspiration

Join us for a free concert by On a Positive Note Chorus, a vibrant group of people living with dementia and their care partners who come together to experience the magic of music. This concert will focus on songs celebrating love and inspiration. Sunday February 20th at 1 PM St. Margaret Mary Parish Hall 620 Division Street Neenah, WI Enter from Reed Street Masks are required at the concert https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/chorus-concert-love-and-inspiration/

February Events

Memory Cafés welcome persons experiencing memory loss, along with family and friends who love and care for them.  Attendees participate in activities, learning, music, conversation, refreshments, laughter, and fun. Appleton River Tyme Bistro, 425 W. Water Street, Appleton – Thursday, February 3 – 1:30 – 3:00p American Painter’s Day: We’ll enjoy a discussion and a look at some of the great works of Norman Rockwell, and try our hand at our own work of art. If you have a Norman Rockwell print […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/february2022-events/
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