Exciting Week For Memory Matters

 

Memory Matters Volunteer Honored

 

The Hurricane Valley Chamber of Commerce recognized Memory Matters’ Executive Board President and Income Development Coordinator, Rod Smith, Wednesday at its annual Community Awards and Board Member Installation Banquet

 

The chamber honored Rod for his service to the community with their annual Community Service Award, sponsored by Intermountain Hurricane Valley Clinic.  Our congratulations and thanks go out to Rod for all he does in the community and especially his efforts on behalf of Memory Matters Utah/Nevada.

 

Make A Donation Now Through February 10th and Win!

 

Don’t forget, any donation to Memory Matters in person, on-line or postmarked before February 10, 2017 will automatically enter you into a drawing for a beautiful Valentines Gift Basket. Second place will be a copy of Southern Living Year-Round Celebrations Cooking, Entertaining and Giving Book, courtesy of Dillard's.  Hurry and make a donation to Memory Matters before February 10th!

 

Memory Matters Utah/Nevada Provides Early Stage Memory Loss Intervention

 

Beginning February 14, Memory Matters is offering a 10-week course to registered participants that will benefit those with early stage memory loss or dementia diagnosis and their care partners. A group of local professionals will provide the tools and resources necessary to participants as they face the challenge of a memory loss illness.

 

The classes will promote brain health and help participants plan for the future. This 10-week course is meant to aid the person with memory loss and their primary care partner. Professionals in the community will present on matters of importance to the group and provide connections to available resources. These include presentations on legal and financial preparation, pharmaceutical and alternative remedies, brain health and nutrition. For the second hour the participants may attend either a cognitive training group or a care partner training and support group.

 

Preregistration is required to attend this course that will begin on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017, from 10:30am-12:30pm and is co-sponsored by the St. George Library, Five County Area Agency on Aging and Three Corners Women’s Giving Circle. To register, contact Memory Matters Utah/Nevada at 168 N. 100 East, Suite 104 at 435.319-0407 or email: mmemorymattersutah@gmail.com.

 

Red Cliffs Mall Sponsors Memory Matters Utah/Nevada Display Cart

 

The Red Cliffs Mall has partnered with Memory Matters to provide space for an informational kiosk inside the Mall. Located in the courtyard outside Sears, the information cart has up-to-date information on local programs and services, as well as brochures from nationally recognized experts and organizations in the field of memory loss and dementia. Visit the Kiosk now through June.

 

Matters Utah/Nevada (formerly the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Society) is 501(c)(3), nonprofit organization. Our mission is to reduce isolation and improve wellness for individuals with dementia and their caregivers through activities, support, education and consultation. Learn more at: www.memorymattersutah.org

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