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The Splendor of Spain Gala

Fun, laughter, camaraderie, and generous giving were to be heard and seen in abundance at this year’s Memory Matters Gala. The theme this year was “The Splendor of Spain” with emphasis on the southern Mediterranean region of Andalusia.…
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Cinco de Mayo Recipes from Chef Kim

Grilled Mahi Mahi Tacos   This recipe is always a hit.  You could easily adapt to use the seasoning with chicken tacos as well.   I like to experiment by topping with a fresh fruit salsas or guacamole.   Serves 4   Fish 4…
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Why I Eat Like a Mediterranean

“Why I Eat Like a Mediterranean” by Dietitian Toby Amidor . . . I'm a Dietitian and I've Always Followed the Mediterranean Diet and it's worked for 20 years. The Mediterranean Diet was named by U.S. News & World Report the top…
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"George"

Amélie and John My eldest (11-year-old) Grandson Brody was back at Memory Matters this week learning more about community service and the "art of engagement." In truth he has been spending many hours in Memory Matters since he was…
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X-Country Practice

From John Ratliff: X-Country Practice  The quiet thumping of rubber souls crunching on the trail as the team runs by together Steam rising as they exhale like early morning dragons moving so fast I almost expect them to spread…
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The Secret of Gratitude, Love, and Happiness

Hi from Volunteer Mike: John Ratliff’s new short commentary on life, titled “Atonement” prompted me to write an introduction and offer my own thoughts on “the secret of gratitude, love, and happiness” as seen through the eyes…
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Mediterranean Recipes from Brain Health Summit 2019

  Recipes Courtesy of Chef in Residence, Kim Baretta . . . Mediterranean-Style Stuffed Red Peppers This homestyle recipe is a meal all in one!  Just add a side salad, and dinner is done!  You can easily omit the turkey (or…
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BRAIN HEALTH SUMMIT 3 COMING MARCH 12, 2020!

  They came from all over the Lowcountry and even further afield to learn more about the "last frontier" in medical science. They came to learn about that "squidgy" 3lbs organ inside their head. Yes, they came to learn about their…
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Sweet Melissa

Sweet Melissa From John Ratliff: Just before the dawn, I stepped outside. That’s when I heard the distant horn. Walking around the side of our new house to the recycle bin I felt the vibration of the freight cars rumbling through…
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Mr. Glina

"Ah, how good it feels! The hand of an old friend"  -- Longfellow A poignant story from my friend and fellow volunteer John Ratliff. Here he delves deep into his childhood and remembers old friends. Mr. Glina It was the summer…