8 December 2008

Usefulness of Cafes for people with dementia

Alzheimer's Cafes provide outlet for interaction
The New Mexican: 6 December 2008
The holiday times are hard not only for caregivers, but also for people with dementia. Jytte Lokvig, a professional Alzheimer’s communications specialist in Santa Fe is successfully using the Alzheimer’s CafĂ© model to provide “a safe environment - safe in the way that people can be themselves with no judgment and no expectations - and they can come and socialize”. > read story

Contact your Alzheimer's Australia organisation to find out if they offer a Dementia Cafe (Memory Lane Cafe) in your local area.

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