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Memories in the Making® is a unique fine-arts program for people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

Art experience is not required.

The program's creative process provides a safe and validating environment for artistic expression, resulting in a creative and nonverbal way to communicate and capture precious moments through art.

Portland Art Program

Alzheimer's Association, Portland Office

1650 NW Naito Parkway, Suite 190
Portland, OR 97209

Beaverton Art Program

Home Matters Caregiving

4875 SW Franklin Ave.
Beaverton, OR 97005

Eugene Art Program

Alzheimer's Association, Cascade Coast Office
1000 Willagillespie Road NE, Room 2
Eugene, OR 97401


Memories in the Making is free, but space is limited and screening and registration are required. Call 1.800.272.3900 for more information or to register. Registration is open year-round, so please call to check availability near you.

Looking to volunteer for this program?

We frequently train new program volunteers interested in facilitating a Memories in the Making art program at their care facility or in one of our offices.

For more information about facilitator training, call our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900.


Upcoming trainings

Central Oregon at St. Charles in Bend
2500 NE Neff Road, Bend, OR 97701
Conference Room D
9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Salem at Center 50+
2615 Portland Road NE, Salem, OR 97301
1-4 p.m.

Memories in the Making® is a registered trademark of Alzheimer’s Orange County which has granted permission to the Alzheimer’s Association for such use.