Greenwood Senior Center : Memory Loss Programs

Our nationally-recognized memory loss programs include support for early-stage memory loss, opportunities to socialize safely for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, and cultural and social events specifically tailored for the needs of those with memory loss.

 

The Gathering Place

Tuesdays, 1-3 pm, online. $20/session.
Thursdays starting Sept. 8, 1-4 pm, GSC. $40/session.
The Gathering Place is an early-stage memory loss program for people living with Alzheimer’s, Mild Cognitive Impairment or other kinds of diagnosed memory disorders that impact their daily living. This program fosters a strong sense of community while providing cognitive stimulation, exercise, cultural enrichment, and discussion. The Gathering Place runs on a quarter system but new members can be added throughout the year. There is no drop-in availability. Pre-screening is required. Call Carin Mack, MSW 206.230.0166 with any questions or to make an appointment.

A documentary film by participants of The Gathering Place, Memory Loss: In Our Own Words

Short version: 

Watch the full version of the film. (16 min)

 

All Present Song Circle

1st & 3rd Thursdays, 1-2 pm. Online. Donations appreciated.

Listen to some great musicians and sing familiar standards, folk songs, and songs from musicals. Song sheets will be sent out every week. We encourage GSC participants who love to sing, as well as the entire memory loss community, to join us. We especially encourage care partners to be part of the experience. Register: [email protected].
 

Brain Games

1st & 3rd Mondays, 1-2 pm. Online. Free.

Join us for games and exercises designed to support your cognitive health. This hour-long program is sure to give your brain a workout! Suitable for participants with MCI and ESML. Register: [email protected].

 

ESML Art Appreciation

2nd & 4th Mondays, 1-2 pm. Online. Free.
Let’s appreciate art together! This program includes viewings of classic and contemporary works of visual art along with guided discussion, all in a relaxed, supportive setting. Suitable for folks with Mild Cognitive Impairment and ESML Register: [email protected].