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) […] https://www.foxvalleymemoryproject.org/a-friendly-robot/

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/
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