Adult Memory Programs - Uptown

Our memory programming offers a friendly, approachable environment to concentrate on yourself. Certain programs are facilitated by experts, including a Licensed Certified Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Where a caregiver is involved, we offer a brief respite for you and the opportunity to join a monthly support group. For more information or to register, contact Rachel Ruth.

JCC membership is not required to participate in Adult Memory Programs.

ACE: Alzheimer's Care & Enrichment Program

The Alzheimer’s Care & Enrichment Program offers respite for caregivers while their loved ones meet with qualified staff in a safe, familiar environment. For participants, ACE provides a sense of community, sustaining their connections with others, while engaging them in a host of activities, including exercise, art, music, meal preparation, and weekly visits with the JCC nursery schoolers. Caregivers can look to the JCC for expert answers and for referrals to community resources. We also invite caregivers to join monthly support groups. Download brochure.

Program Details
Monday, Wednesday, Friday | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
$30 per day includes lunch

Contact Rachel Ruth to sign up or to volunteer.

Mind Matters

Mind Matters is designed specifically for those concerned about their memory. In this boot camp for the mind, you will discover techniques to improve memory, participate in stimulating discussions and learn from others undergoing similar challenges. 

Throughout the duration of the program, participants will:

  • Learn about factors that affect memory
  • Develop memory strategies
  • Participate in group discussions
  • Learn brain health information
  • Use the arts in cognitive exercises
  • Take your learning out of the classroom with occasional outings
  • Exercise – your physical health helps your mental health
  • Enhance and continue lessons learned in class with weekly homework

Sessions are facilitated by a Licensed Certified Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Scholarships are available based on need.
Tuesdays | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Contact Allison Freeman to register.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Alzheimer's Care & Enrichment (ACE) program would not be possible without the support of volunteers.  The program meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Volunteers work one day, every other week.   Experience is not necessary; however, a commitment of two sessions per month is requested.  For more information, please contact Rachel Ruth at 504-897-0143 or rachel@nojcc.org. 

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