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Alzheimer’s Association meet-up events are social\cultural activities for individuals with mild memory loss and their family members, friends and/or other supporters.      

Meet-Up Events Calendar


Registration is required. To register for any of the meet-up events, contact Deb Bryer, at 800.272.3900 or stlfamilyservices@alz.org.  
 
Jan-Mar 2017 Calendar and Tip Sheet (PDF)                                           
 
Friday, Jan 20 | 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Music on the Mezz: Water Taxi
Address: Dierberg’s, 1080 Lindemann Rd., Des Peres, MO 63131
Cost: Dinner is on your own. Music is free.
Parking: Free
Description: An evening of music and merriment! We will meet on the Mezz. Please take the elevator or escalator up to the 2nd floor to listen to music and enjoy snacks or dinner that you can purchase in the Dierberg’s deli.
 
Thursday, Feb 16 | 5 - 7 p.m.
Celebrate Love Potluck
Address: Alzheimer’s Association, 9370 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132
Cost: Free, Potluck – bring dish to share
Parking: Free
Description: Meet at the Alzheimer’s Association Office for an evening potluck. Whether you’re family members, friends, or “more than friends,” everyone can join together to celebrate love! Those whose last name begins with A – M, please bring a main dish or salad; those who have a last name beginning with N – Z, please bring a side or a dessert.
 
Wednesday, Feb. 22 | 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Memory Day in Jefferson City
Cost:  $20 (includes transportation, snacks & lunch)
Parking:  Free
Description:  Join the Alzheimer’s Association as we travel to Jefferson City to educate elected officials about Alzheimer’s disease and the needs for respite assistance.  This event is best-suited for those who can tolerate a lot of walking or, if a wheelchair is used, for those who have a helper who can push the wheelchair throughout the capital building.
Registration:  Call 800.272.3900 or register at alz.org/stl to reserve your spot on one of the buses—which leave from the Galleria, Chesterfield Mall and the commuter lot at I-70 and Cave Springs.
 
Friday, March 3 | 10 – 11 a.m.
Missouri History Museum Curator Talk:  How Rude! The Changing Forms of Polite Behavior
Address:  5700 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63112
Cost:  Free
Parking:  Free – West parking lot entrance off of Lindell (right of the building). Must give your name to the guard and confirm you are with the Alzheimer’s Association event. Only those with reservations will be able to park in the reserved lot.
Description:  Join Museum Librarian Emily Jaycox for a lively presentation about spittoons, calling cards, hats & gloves, and other highlights of the ever-evolving standards of politeness.
Registration: Attendance is limited. Reservations are REQUIRED. To register online go to www.mohistory.org/accesstour and then click on this
event. To register by phone call the MO History Museum at 314.361.9017.
 
Monday, March 13 | 11a.m. – 12 p.m.
KARE: Kemper Art Reaches Everyone
Address: Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis (Corner of Skinker & Forsyth Blvd.)
Cost: Free
Parking: Washington University is on spring break.  Drive to the main entrance and free parking passes for lots adjacent to the museum will be available for you at the curb.
Description: Participants will get a tour of three to five pieces of art in the Museum’s galleries and then create a hands-on project inspired by the encounter.
Registration: Attendance is limited and registration is required. To register, call Allison Taylor, Manager of Education Programs at the Kemper, 314-935-7918 or email Allison at allison.taylor@wustl.edu. You must register in order to get your free parking pass.
 

MedicAlert + Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return®: It’s easy for a person with memory loss to get separated or lost in an unfamiliar setting. We recommend enrolling in MedicAlert + Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return.

Caregiver Tip Sheet: Participating in Community Activities/Programs (pdf)


 

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