Memory Cafe: Work with people who have a diagnosis of early stage dementia


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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

455 N. Sherman Ste. 500Denver, CO 80203

About

This is an opportunity to work with people who have a diagnosis of early stage dementia and their family members/care partners as they engage together in Memory Café. Memory Cafe is a welcoming gathering place where people living with early memory loss and their partners can come together to relax, socialize with others, and enjoy a cup of coffee, an activity, or a presentation. The purpose is to provide participants with opportunities for socialization, peer support, community connections, education, and enrichment. The Memory Café host/facilitator will work to promote a welcoming atmosphere, encouraging social connections and participation.

The host/facilitator will work with staff to plan and coordinate a variety programs at Memory Café which can include Alzheimer’s education, outside presenters, art classes, music, other educational programs, topics on relevant Alzheimer’s or senior issues, discussions, exercise(chair yoga, etc), storytelling, cooking demonstrations, meditation, pet therapy, etc.

Facilitator should be comfortable in leading small groups in discussion and facilitating social interactions between group members. Experience working with people with memory loss is helpful. Memory Café training will be provided.

Skills

  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once/month (set time); year-long commitment

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