If you or a loved one is experiencing the early effects of Alzheimer’s or mild memory loss, the Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter has teamed up with the Toledo Lucas County Public Library to host Memory Café. The group will have the option of socializing or they can work on an art project together. “At a time when social connections often lessen, this allows for new connections with others and fun,” explains Brenda Hendricks, the early stage coordinator at the Association. Coffee, tea, water, sweets and supplies will be provided. The Memory Café will be held from 2-4pm on the third Wednesday of every month at the Reynolds Corner Branch Library, 4833 Dorr St. 1-800-272-3900 for info or to sign up for the Café. alz.org/nwohio
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