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THE ART OF FORGETTING!

  Only Elephants Never Forget! There is no shame in forgetting! Today, our new 2018 Connections Class openly debated forgetfulness and concluded, both passionately and, at times emotionally, that it is really OK to forget. As…
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ALZHEIMER’S: ENCOURAGING RESEARCH NEWS TO START 2018

  Art Therapy. A regular feature of our programs. Two of my favorite volunteer elves, just prior to Christmas last year! Happy New Year to all our Memory Matters extended family, including our care givers and their  loved ones,…
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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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ALZHEIMER’S: BILL GATES TO THE RESCUE?

  Bill and Melinda Gates Finally! We have someone of substance, indeed a philanthropist of global renown, with a voice that people of all persuasions will listen too. A man with a major Foundation, able to lead and bring huge finance…
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FEED YOUR BRAIN WITH OLIVE OIL: Benefit with improved brain health!

Above photo was taken last week at the Memory Matters Mediterranean Lifestyle & Cooking demonstration at Sun City. This short blog is merely an “overture” to a story that is older than written history. I refer to the story of…

YOUNG AT HEART

I hope that you will be able to read many more blogs like this one! Our Club members not only have amazing brains but they are young at heart and love young people who have the "knack" to engage them, listen, share stories and entertain in that…
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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…
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SOMETIMES SAYING "THANK YOU" IS SIMPLY NOT ENOUGH!

This blog is intended to give a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who contributed their time, talent and treasure to making our signature Gala - "April in Paris" - such a great success! Let me start by thanking the renowned Fine Artist Amos Hummell…
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WE NEED YOU TO VOLUNTEER!

Let me get right to the heart of the matter. We need more volunteers please! For all those fine people who have patiently and generously read my blogs over the past year and clicked the "like or love" button on Facebook, or even shared…
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THERAPY DOGS

Before I am quizzed with emails and phone calls, the puppy belongs to my nephew Damian over in England. His name is "Hugo" and he is a Hungarian Vizsla. They are great family dogs. At a recent Connections Club we focussed on family reunions.…