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Early Stage Engagement

Journey Engagement Group in Columbia

Monthly “get togethers” vary according to activity scheduled. Examples of activites include breakfast meetings, visiting KOMU TV station, gathering at Shelter Garden and visiting with a Columbia Police Officer over a cup of coffee. We meet the last Monday of each month and encourage family members to attend and join the fun. Call the Columbia office at 573.443.8665 for the time and location of our next meeting. 

Memory Buffet in Springfield

This engagement activity for people in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease or other dementias provides an opportunity to meet with like-minded individuals for support and activity. Contact Marci McKie at 417.886.2199 for more information, including eligibility guidelines. Pre-registration is required.

Thank you to the Greene County Senior Citizens' Services Fund for the grant to support Memory Buffet.


Monthly Early-Stage Support Group

3rd Wednesday of each month, 3:30 p.m. (September-December 2014)
Facilitated by April Bernhardt
Tiger Place, 2910 Bluff Creek Drive in Columbia
Pre-registration required, please call 573.443.8665.


Early-Stage Educational Classes

The Greater Missouri chapter also offers classes for caregivers and individuals living in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. Visit here for more information.



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