The Northwest Ohio Chapter of The Alzheimer’s Association will host a Memory Café once a month at Plate 21 Coffee Shop (3664 Rugby Dr. in South Toledo) for friends and family impacted by mild memory loss, mild cognitive impairment and early stage Alzheimer’s or mild dementia for guests to socialize and talk with others with a similar diagnosis. The Memory Café is held on the first Wednesday of the month, except for May, when it be on Tuesday, May 2 from 2-4pm. In July, a second Café with social, education and art opportunities will begin on the third Wednesday at the Reynolds Corner Branch Library from 2-4pm. All attendees are responsible for the cost of their own food and drink. Call The Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-272-3900 to sign up or for more information.
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