The Penn Memory Center is offering a variety of free programs for people living with cognitive impairment, caregivers, and their loved ones. Registration for the following programs is open:
Mindfulness and Meditation
Thursdays, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., starting Jan. 19, virtual
Explore short meditation and mindfulness exercises that help reduce stress and ground you in the present moment.
RSVP for Mindfulness and Meditation
Tuesdays, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m., starting Jan. 24, virtual
Cognitive Comedy is an improv comedy workshop for people with cognitive impairment and their loved ones.
Jan. 27, Feb. 10, April 21, May 19, in-person
Memory Café is safe, fun social space for people living with cognitive impairment and their caregivers.
- Memory Café: Salsa Dancing with Carolina Prieto, Jan. 27
- Memory Café: Penn’s Women’s A Capella Group with The Quaker Notes, Feb. 10
- Memory Café: Creative Writing and Poetry Workshop with Taije Silverman, March 24
Grief Yoga for Caregivers
First Thursday of every month, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Licensed clinical social worker and yoga instructor Beth Segaloff will lead a yoga session to help process caregiving experiences and connect with others.
Creative Expressions through Music
Mondays, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., starting Jan. 30, in-person
Join in on group singing, drum circles, and the creation of new musical works. This program is led by musicians from the Curtis Institute of Music.
RSVP for Creative Expressions Through Music
Creating Meaningful Connections with Persons Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment
March 9, 16, 23, 30, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
In this 4-session, virtual program, caregivers will learn strategies to bring out their loved one’s abilities and communication skills.
RSVP for Creating Meaningful Connections
The Winter 2023 schedule for PMC’s Caregiving Class and Empowering Caregivers Workshop Series will be available soon.