Mingle at Our Memory Cafe!

In 1997, Dutch psychiatrist Bere Miesen introduced the idea of a place where those with Alzheimer’s and related dementias and their caregivers can mingle in a comfortable and fun environment – a Memory Cafe. This concept spread throughout Europe and successfully made its way to the U.S. in 2008.

What is a Memory Café?

A Memory Café is a casual gathering designed exclusively for people with dementia and their caregivers. The Memory Café is held in a private room and is a place where individuals with memory loss and their caregivers can get together in a supportive and engaging environment. The Memory Café encourages laughter, support and even the sharing of concerns—all without the feeling of being embarrassed or misunderstood.

Presbyterian SeniorCare Network hosts free monthly Memory Cafes in three locations:

Oakmont area

  • Where: Somma Pizza, 380 Route 909, Verona, PA 15147 (private area)
  • When: Held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month
  • Time: 11:30 am to 1 pm

Washington area

  • Where: Eat’n Park, 320 Oak Spring Road, Washington, PA 15301 (reserved room)
  • When: Held on the 3rd Saturday of each month
  • Time: 10 am to 11:30 am

Erie area

  • Where: Lincoln Community Center Library, 1255 Manchester Road, Erie, PA 16505
  • When: Held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month (hosted in collaboration with the Alzheimer's Association)  
  • Time: 10 am to 12 pm

All of the Memory Cafes are open to the public. No RSVP required – just pop on in! And we even provide snacks!

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