Memory Matters Shares Its Artwork Worldwide

Sharing the artwork of Memory Matters with the world from Rhodes House in Oxford. 130 Fellows from over 30+ countries. We gifted each program a piece of artwork from our participants. Experiential Summary by Dr. Krystal Culler - July…
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The Best Type of Exercise Uses Your Body -- AND Your Brain

THE BEST TYPE OF EXERCISE USES YOUR BODY—AND YOUR BRAIN By Andrew Merle June 17, 2019 Dr. John Ratey has studied the brain for more than 40 years. As a psychiatrist, he has always been interested in how we can…

Best Practices Award from SGS

Shown above is our very own Memory Care Specialist Pat Cleary, accepting the 2019 Best Practices Award exemplifying: Innovative and creative linkage with the aging services network Significant involvement in aging services within the SGS…

Brain Health Optimization For The Young At Heart! (REVISED)

Two Friends of Memory Matters and both are young of heart! My love for you is immeasurable My respect for you immense You're ageless, timeless, lace and fineness You're beauty and elegance You're a rhapsody, a comedy You're…

Rain Dance

Rain Dance From John Ratliff written during the island's storm season After I finished playing at Memory Matters, a new volunteer came up to let me know how much he enjoyed my set. He’s an engineering graduate of the University of…

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…

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…