Thanks for the Memories Café
Where: Boston Center for Youth and Families Grove Hall
51 Geneva Avenue, Boston
Public transporation to 51 Geneva Avenue includes:
- the Fairmont Commuter Rail Line - 5 corners Geneva Stop
- Redline to Fields Corner Stop - at Fields Corner Catch the 19 Ruggles Bus
- Orange Line to Forest Hills - take the 28, 23 or 16 bus
- Orange Line to Ruggles - take the45 Bus.
When: Monthly, usually the first Monday of the month. If the first Monday is a City of Boston Holiday, then it will be the second Monday of the month.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Please contact Patricia McCormack at email@example.com or 617-635-3992 to confirm dates.
Thanks for the Memories Café is a welcoming place for individuals experiencing memory changes and their care partners. Bring a spouse, family member, or friend and meet new friends of all ages! We provide refreshments and a weekly art or performance activity you can join in if you choose. Enjoy spending time in a relaxed and supportive setting. Everyone is welcome.
Memory Café of Brighton
Where: Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle
19 Chiswick Road, Brighton
When: Monthly, usually the second Wednesday of the month
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
RSVP requested, but not required. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-566-1700.
The Memory Café is a welcoming community setting for visitors to talk, enjoy light refreshments, and socialize with others experiencing memory changes and their families, friends, and caregivers.
Brookline Memory Connections Café
Where: Brookline Senior Center
93 Winchester Street, Brookline
When: Monthly, usually the fourth Wednesday of the month
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
RSVP required. Contact Jamie Donchin at email@example.com or 617-730-2753.
The Senior Center offers seasonal activities for individuals and families living with memory changes. Events include music, refreshments, and conversation with peers facing similar challenges. Individuals with early to moderate memory loss and their care partners attend together to connect with others in a supportive environment. Other activities may include light exercise, art therapy, and sing-a-longs, among others.
CFCS Neighborhood Memory Café
Where: Cambridge Family & Children's Service
60 Gore Street, Cambridge
Onsite parking available and located near public transportation
When: Monthly, usually the second Saturday of the month.
10:00 a.m. - noon
Walk-ins welcome but RSVP appreciated. Guests who require personal assistance must bring a care partner. Please RSVP to Nancy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 857-453-4273.
Please join us for the opening of the Neighborhood Memory Café sponsored by Cambridge Family & Children's Service (CFCS). Individuals and their caregivers or families are encouraged to attend. CFCS Neighborhood Memory Café will offer activities, invite guest speakers or performers, offer education about memory changes, and be a place for relaxing and chatting.
Canton Memory Café
Where: Cornerstone at Canton
175 Revere Street, Canton
Paul Revere Room, 2nd floor
When: Monthly, usually the fourth Thursday of the month
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
RSVP not required. For more information, please contact email@example.com or 781-821-3617.
The Canton Memory Café welcomes those living with memory changes and their care partners, family, and friends. Enjoy refreshments, conversation, and socializing in a safe and supportive environment. There will be varied monthly offerings for an engaging and participatory experience.
Café Connect, sponsored by NewBridge
Where: NewBridge on the Charles, Carl J. and Ruth Shapiro Community Center
5000 Great Meadow Road, Dedham
When: Monthly, usually the second Tuesday of the month from
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Call or email for next date.
RSVP required. Please contact Janet Gottler at JanetGottler@hsl.harvard.edu or 781-234-9214 for more information.
Café Connect is a welcoming place for adults experiencing memory challenges and their care partners. Attendees are invited to bring a spouse, family member, or a friend and meet new friends of all ages! Enjoy refreshments and conversation in a relaxed, supportive setting. A caregiver must accompany participants requiring special assistance. Café Connect offers a special participatory program or guest facilitator each month with an emphasis on multigenerational programming.
Rogerson House Memory Café
Where: Rogerson House
434 Jamaicaway, Jamaica Plain
For GPS directions: please set your GPS to Beaufort Road. Go to the end of road, and continue straight into our parking lot. There is parking available in our lot as well as on the adjoining side streets.
When: Quarterly. Please call 617-983-2300 for more dates.
RSVP requested. RSVP to Janice Skelley at 617-983-2300 ext 118. Please contact Jenny Smith at 617-983-2300 ext 104 to volunteer at the event.
The Rogerson House Memory Café is a welcoming place for individuals experiencing memory changes and their care partners. Bring a spouse, family member, or friend and meet new friends of all ages! Enjoy spending time in a relaxed and supportive setting. Everyone is welcome.
Lexington Memory Café
Where: Lexington Community Center
39 Marrett Road, Lexington
When: Monthly, usually the third Wednesday of the month
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
RSVP not required, but please call or email to confirm dates. For more information, contact Abby Ferreira at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-863-1166.
Cooperative Elder Services, Inc., a local Adult Day Health agency, has partnered with the Town of Lexington Senior Services to provide a monthly Memory Café supported by a grant from the Dana Home Foundation. The Memory Café will be a welcoming place for individuals and families living with memory changes and a time to socialize, meet others, and have enjoyable experiences. The program is free of charge and will include coffee and refreshments. Each month the Memory Café will feature a guest artist or engaging activities, meaningful conversation, education, and resources. Please note that a care partner must accompany guests who require personal care assistance.
Newton Memory Café
Where: The Newton Senior Center
345 Walnut Street, Newtonville
When: Monthly, usually the third Wednesday of the month
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Free, but donations accepted
RSVP not required, but please call 617-796-1660 to confirm dates.
The Newton Memory Café welcomes those living with memory changes and their care partners to come talk, enjoy light refreshments, and socialize. Musicians, storytellers, poets, and other artists are scheduled to provide engaging activities. The Café is part of a larger movement to help communities become both age friendly and dementia inclusive.
Norwood Memory Café
Where: Norwood Senior Center
275 Prospect Street, Norwood
When: Monthly, usually the third Thursday of the month
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Free, but donations are appreciated.
RSVP not required, but please call or email to confirm dates. Contact Jean Cotton at email@example.com or 781-762-1611 for more information.
A welcoming place for individuals, families, and friends of those living with memory changes. Join us for the conversation, refreshments, and activities in a carefree environment.
Stoneham Memory Café
Where: Stoneham Senior Center
136 Elm Street, Stoneham
When: Monthly, usually the second Saturday of the month
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
RSVP requested. Contact Rebecca Burke at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Stoneham Senior Center at 781-438-1157 to RSVP or for more information.
A memory café is a welcoming space for people with some form of dementia or other changes in memory. Come enjoy time with family, friends, or caregivers. Each memory café offers a unique opportunity to enjoy refreshments and an engaging activity while connecting with other locals who understand what you are going through. Please note that a caregiver must accompany individuals who need help with personal care.
JF&CS Memory Café
Where: JF&CS Headquarters
1430 Main Street, Waltham
When: Meets monthly, usually on the first Friday on the month.
10:00 a.m. – noon
RSVP not required, but please call or email to confirm dates. Contact Beth at email@example.com or 781-693-5628 for more information.
A welcoming place for individuals and families living with memory changes. Enjoy coffee, refreshments, creative arts, and conversation with new friends of all ages. A guest artist leads a creative exploration each month. Co-hosted by the Waltham Student Group of Brandeis University. A care partner must accompany guests who require personal care assistance.
Memory Way Café
Where: Watertown Public Library
123 Main Street, Watertown
When: Monthly, usually held the fourth Thursday of the month
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
RSVP appreciated but drop-ins are welcome. Please contact Shawna Carpenter at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Memory Way Café provides for conversation, light refreshment, and an activity that gives everyone a chance to try something new and have fun.
White Oak Cottages Memory Café, sponsored by White Oak Cottages
Where: Westwood Senior Center
210 Nahatan Street, Westwood
When: A new schedule is being developed. Please contact us for more information.
RSVP not required, but please call or email to confirm dates. Email email@example.com for more information.
Each Café will offer guests the chance for socializing, refreshments, and entertainment including music, dancing, and creative storytelling. Anyone with memory loss or concerns about memory loss is welcome to come. Care givers and/or spouses are encouraged to attend as well. If you need personal assistance of any kind, your care giver must come with you, as the staff is not able to provide one on one care.