The Penn Memory Center is pleased to invite our patients and friends to a virtual monthly pop-up café. This program is exclusively for people with memory problems, including Alzheimer’s disease, and their partners/families.
Spring 2023 Schedule:
Memory Café: Improv comedy Workshop
April 21, Time TBD, in-person at Christ Church Neighborhood House, Great Hall
Join us for a morning of improv comedy! Participants can get out of their heads and experience “group mind”, while learning the tenets of improv comedy. Together we will laugh, play, and get very silly! This event is open to older adults and their family caregivers.
Memory Café: Creative Writing Workshop
May 19, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., in-person at Christ Church Neighborhood House, Great Hall
Join us for a morning of creative writing! We will learn how to analyze creative works in a new way. Guests will create a unique piece of creative writing using the 5 senses to be shared during the workshop. These descriptions will help us write scenes and think creatively. This event is open to older adults and their family caregivers.
Contact: Meg Kalafsky
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