University of Louisville School of Nursing

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8:15 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Louisville's First Memory Cafe to Open Today

alz.org

The University of Louisville School of Nursing and the local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association are teaming up to open Louisville’s first Memory Café.

It’s a social group gathering where people struggling with Alzheimer’s or dementia can socialize and take a break from the routines associated with their disease.

The Memory Cafe concept originated in Britain more than a decade ago.  There are now about 100 cafes in the United States.   The Louisville café will be the second in Kentucky.

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