Calendar

Questions about Memory Loss?

Attend a one-hour informational Session!  No charge to attend and no registration.  This series takes place in the Willmar Library Community Room (410 5th St. SW) on the following dates from 2:00 to 3:00 pm.

Thursday, September 21, 2017:  Dementia Friends

This presentation teaches five key messages about dementia.  People with dementia need to be understood and supported in their communities.  Learn small ways that you can make a positive difference in the life of someone living with dementia in your community.

Thursday, October 19, 2017:  "The Memory Tapes"

This film is from the HBO documentary series, "The Alzheimer's Project."  It captures the devastating experience of memory loss from the point of view of persons with the disease.

Thursday, November 16, 2017:  Know the 10 Signs - Early Detection Matters

If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it's time to learn the facts.  Early detection of Alzheimer's disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies, and plan for the future.

Thursday, December 21, 2017:  The Basics - Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease and related dementias are not a normal part of aging.  This presentation is for anyone who would like to know more about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

For more information, contact Jody Loseth at 320-444-8027 or by email at jodyloseth@gmail.com.

Walk to End Alzheimer's

ACT on Alzheimer's walk

Our next walk in Willmar is Saturday, September 30, 2017, at Robins Island.  Visit the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's at here to register, volunteer, and donate.

Memory Cafe

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The Forget-Me-Knot Memory Café is for people with memory loss, along with their companions.  They meet the second and fourth Thursdays of each month on the second level of the Willmar Public Library from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  Dates for the second six months of 2017:

  • Thursday, June 8
  • Thursday, June 22
  • Thursday, July 13
  • Thursday, July 27
  • Thursday, August 10
  • Thursday, August 24
  • Thursday, September 14
  • Thursday, September 28
  • Thursday, October 12
  • Thursday, October 26
  • Thursday, November 9
  • Thursday, December 14