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'Tis The Season to Reminisce

Phyllis and Arthur Cooke: June 29, 1947 The Holiday Season is a time to enjoy your family, friends and all those you love. Especially, its a time for the children and grand children, embracing  their excitement in Santa and his…
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Jackson

Goodnight you moonlight ladies Rockabye sweet baby Jackson Deep greens and blues are the colors I choose Won't you let me go down in my dreams And rockabye sweet baby Jackson (with apologies to James Taylor) From John Ratliff Jackson Amélie…
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Magic Panda

Halloween at Memory Matters is a blast! The Staff and Volunteers dress up and dress up our participants too. I sometimes think Cathee lives for this day, but I would be wrong, she is still counting down the days to Christmas! On days like…
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Tuesday Afternoon

Lindy: Our always effervescent volunteer JW has been leading a hectic life of late. Here he takes times to smell the roses. Tuesday Afternoon  Had to run a few errands on the island. Stopped by our vacant rental and echoed my way up…
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SIDE BY SIDE

Some eighteen months ago a good community friend invited me to attend Memory Matters and observe first hand what it is like to be a volunteer in a memory day care facility.  Bob is that good friend and every Tuesday morning at 10 am, while…
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THE ART OF LISTENING

I recently attended one of our regular and helpful training programs, designed to not only equip us to be more effective volunteers, but to motivate us to aspire to make a difference in the lives of the participants we welcome into our…