Creative Care – Book Review by Susan H. McFadden

Imagine this: A world where people diagnosed with some type of dementia continue to experience joy and wonder regardless of the progression of their dementia; a world where communities view various forms of long-term care as places for engaging arts and cultural events; a world in which people living with a dementia do not need to be concerned about what they forget, but rather are celebrated for what they can imagine. Can such a world be possible? In her new […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/creative-care-book-review-by-susan-h-mcfadden/

Crossing: A caregiver’s journey – Book Review by Susan H. McFadden

I have read a lot of poetry by people caring for loved ones with dementia, but this collection of poems is by far the best in my opinion. It describes a journey of love and care from the first moments of being concerned about someone’s cognitive abilities, to the time when care is no longer possible in the home and a transition must be made to a residential care community, and then to death and grief. The book opens by […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/crossing-a-caregivers-journey-book-review-by-susan-h-mcfadden/

On a Positive Note – “Under the Boardwalk”

Taking us to Motown with “Under the Boardwalk”. Yet another hit put together by Director Kathleen and her husband Bill and daughter Emily! This video will shoot you right back with the hair, the dresses, and the dance moves! Even if you aren’t a current member of On a Positive Note chorus, enjoy this video and join us in creating moments of joy right where we are! https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/on-a-positive-note-under-the-boardwalk/

On a Positive Note – “Take Me Out to the Ball Game”

Our next song is “Take Me Out to the Ball Game”! And for those of you who are baseball fans, you may be a little down that Opening Day has come and gone and no games are currently scheduled. But here is a treat for all of you! Even if you aren’t a current member of On a Positive Note chorus, enjoy this video and join us in creating moments of joy right where we are!   https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/on-a-positive-note-take-me-out-to-the-ball-game/

On a Positive Note – Video and Lyrics for “If Everybody Had an Ocean / Surfin’ USA”

In keeping with Spring Concert 2020 “practice”, Kathleen, Bill, and Emily bring you yet another entertaining video and lyrics to … Surfin’ USA! Keep tuning in to see what might be next! Even if you aren’t a member of the On a Positive Note chorus, learn and sing along! These songs and videos are sure to make you smile and laugh and you won’t be able to help but join in!   https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/on-a-positive-note-video-and-lyrics-for-if-everybody-had-an-ocean-surfin-usa/

On a Positive Note – Video and Lyrics for “Here Comes the Sun”

Join On a Positive Note in learning songs for Spring 2020 – and here is song #2! If you aren’t a current member of On a Positive Note chorus, you can still laugh and sing along with your loved ones! Join us in creating moments of joy right where you are! https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/on-a-positive-note-video-and-lyrics-for-here-comes-the-sun/

Holiday Sing-A-Long with On a Positive Note

The On a Positive Note Chorus will sing classic holiday tunes at the Building For Kids SPARK! program. Join them there (100 W College Avenue, Appleton) on Friday, December 20 at 2:00p to sing-a-long and really get into the Christmas spirit! SPARK! https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/holiday-sing-a-long-with-on-a-positive-note/

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/
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