Dear Readers: I’ve long been interested in Memory Cafés worldwide. Today we’ll explore our local version of this wonderful resource through the words of Deb Kaul, co-founder and executive director of Memory Café of the Red River Valley (MCRRV).
“Even though there are hundreds of Memory Cafés around the world, each of them is individually organized without any organizational structure or governance,” Kaul told me. Her passion is one of the driving forces that’s helped create this place where people living with dementia and their caregivers can find companionship with their peers, helpful resources, and yes – humor and joy!
“Each Memory Café is unique,” Kaul said. “For example...
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