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Memory Cafes Cancelled for March 16th, March 18th, and March 19th

Staff and volunteers of Fox Valley Memory Project have decided to cancel next week’s Memory Cafes: Neenah Public Library (Monday, March 16th) at 1:30p Menasha Public Library (Wednesday, March 18th) at 1:30p Memorial Presbyterian Church (Thursday, March 19th) at 1:30p While this is a difficult decision to make, we understand that it is a responsible decision to ensure the health and safety of our participants. We will be making decisions regarding the March 23, March 24, and March 25 Memory […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/memory-cafes-cancelled-for-march-16th-march-18th-and-march-19th/

NBC26 Cares Spotlights Caregivers in the Fox Valley

A big thank you to Harriet Redman and Lisa Schneider (on behalf of the Wisconsin Family and Caregiver Support Alliance, along with Respite Care Association of Wisconsin) for assisting Fox Valley Memory Project highlight one important opportunity for caregivers in our community. Also, thank you to Stacy Engebretson and her team for taking the time to speak with caregivers, staff, and participants to create a wonderful story. Click here to see the full story by Stacy Engebretson. https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/nbc26-cares-spotlights-caregivers-in-the-fox-valley/

Join Fox Valley Memory Project at SPARK!

Come along and try something new – SPARK! at the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass! We will meet at the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum on Tuesday, January 14 at 10:30a. Follow the link below for more information and to register for the event. We hope you’ll join in to try something you might not have before – New Year, New Opportunities! SPARK! January ’20 https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/join-fox-valley-memory-project-at-spark/

Join On a Positive Note Chorus for an Afternoon of Musical Exploration!

On a Positive Note, the Jukebox Quartet, and John McFadden and his ukulele come together for an afternoon of music that is sure to have you tapping your toes and singing along! Music-themed artwork from Memory Cafe participants will be proudly displayed to bring sounds and sights together in perfect harmony. We hope to see you there! Please click here for the flyer with full information. When? Saturday, November 9 at 2:00p Where? Thompson Center on Lourdes (2331 E Lourdes […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/join-on-a-positive-note-chorus-for-an-afternoon-of-musical-exploration/

To Your Health & Safety Seminar

Saturday, November 9, St. Paul’s Memory Care Resource Center is hosting a cost-free seminar for both persons living with dementia and their care partners focusing on health and safety. Sergeant Carrie Peters of the Appleton Police Department will discuss creating safety plans. Laura Charlier, dietician at St. Paul Elder Services will provide a cooking demonstration focused on the MIND diet and share more on the MIND diet and recipes that support memory health. A panel of experts will be addressing […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/to-your-health-safety-seminar/

Your Pharmacy, Your Partner

There is a saying, “Drugs don’t work in people who don’t take them.” One of your best allies in maintaining optimum health can be your pharmacist. Understanding that relationship and the ways that both you as the consumer, and the pharmacy can relate results is not only the best service, but also increases the chance for better compliance. There are several factors for your consideration in making the most of your pharmacy relationship. Busy times at pharmacies can mean more […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/your-pharmacy-your-partner/

Beaming, Inc. and Fox Valley Memory Project Partner to Offer a Unique Equine Experience

On November 2nd, friends of Fox Valley Memory Project will have the opportunity to interact with, learn from, groom, feed, and have a photo with friendly therapy horses at Beaming, Inc in Neenah. Thank you to Walt Zerrenner for sponsoring the chance to get up close and personal with horses!   You can find the full information for this event here. Please call or e-mail the contacts provided to register as space is limited for the event. If you have […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/beaming-inc-and-fox-valley-memory-project-partner-to-offer-a-unique-equine-experience/

What Good Does It Do To Talk About It?

Focus on Caregivers Sharing Their Experience Every person experiencing memory loss is a unique human being. Every family caregiver for a person with memory loss is a unique human being. Memory loss plays out differently for each person. Caregiving is unique to each person involved. As I have worked with families, I am completely convinced of the richness and value in what you have to say about your unique experiences. Caregiving is an ongoing journey that you would not have […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/what-good-does-it-do-to-talk-about-it/

Understanding

I recently came across this quote: “If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care.”  -Marvin J. Aston I have a copy of this quote on the door of my office and on my computer as a reminder for me each day at the clinic. I have decided to also put it on the Fox […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/understanding/

Mike Rohrkaste is new executive director of Fox Valley Memory Project

Fox Valley Memory Project (FVMP) has selected Mike Rohrkaste of Neenah as its new full-time executive director, effective July 1. In his new role, Rohrkaste will oversee various FVMP programs that help people with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia live positively and stay engaged with their communities. These programs include: Nine monthly Memory Cafés in seven locations across the Fox Valley Purple Angel Dementia Awareness program to train local businesses how to best serve people with memory loss The […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/mike-rohrkaste-is-new-executive-director-of-fox-valley-memory-project/
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