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DO THE NEXT RIGHT THING.

I love the way the participants in our Compass Program and Connections Class contribute to everyone having their best brain day. Their one-liners are so meaningful, like the one I used for the title of this blog. A Connections class gentleman…

ADDING LIFE TO YOUR YEARS

  Dear Readers: I am pleased to publish a second, well researched and thoughtful blog from my volunteer friend Bob Fortier. Bob is recovering from major surgery but still found time to think of Memory Matters and to provide this…
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TIME TO REFLECT AND IMAGINE ANEW.

This picture only hints at the joy of Connections participant Rebecca (second from right) and her priceless original artwork, created at Memory Matters under the gentle guidance of our artist-in-residence Art Cornell (second from left).…
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IF A PICTURE PAINTS A THOUSAND WORDS........

If a picture paints a thousand words, then why can't I paint you? The words would never show, the you I've come to know . . . David Gates - Bread David Gates beautiful, expressive and memorable song entitled "If" is the prelude to the…
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WORDS

Source of image and video: Nature - International weekly journal of science  Another great "Brain Day"! I particularly like to write about fun and rewarding happenings in our Connections program. Last Thursday provided us all, Club members…
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HAPPY TO BE BORED

Over the past year or so I have enthused about healthy physical exercise, the Mediterranean diet and lifestyle, brain aerobics and countless other ideas that relate to "Brain Wellness". This blog is about boredom! Before anyone concludes…
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GO BACK IN TIME AND SPEAK TO YOURSELF!

I'm 69 years old (yes I admit it) although my Grandkids probably think I'm older than that, or "really old"! I hope that along the way I have become a little wiser than I was as a pre- teenage kid, but sometimes my mind wanders back to when…
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THE ART OF AMOS HUMMELL

“A man paints with his brain and not with his hands.” ― Michelangelo Buonarroti There are many local people and businesses that generously give of their time, talent or treasure to support the work we do for Brain Wellness and Memory Care…
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MUSIC TO MY EARS!

"There's nothing you can do that can't be done Nothing you can sing that can't be sung. Nothing you can say but you can learn how to play the game. It's easy". John Lennon - The Beatles - from "All You Need is Love" I have some really…
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ARE YOU AN OPTIMIST?

Some days are definitely better than others! In our Connections program, some days are amazing and you don't want the day to end because of the electricity in the room and first class contribution from the Club Members themselves. We live for…