St. John’s Community Care’s Memory Cafés Provide Social Opportunities for People with Memory Loss and their Caregivers

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UCC-related St. John’s Community Care in Collinsville, Ill., has been serving older adults and persons with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia and memory loss since 1985. But recently, they found a way to provide a service that not only benefits the person with memory loss, but the person’s caregiver, too — Memory Cafés. Memory […]

For UCC-related St. John’s Community Care, Financial Realities Yield Difficult Choices, Renewed Direction for the Future

St. John's Community Care Adult Day clients dance to their favorite tunes.

When UCC-related St. John’s Community Care started its Home Services Program 34 years ago, it filled an important niche — providing services to older adults in the community who had no means of getting the care they needed. But over time, communities change. For the Collinsville, Ill., CHHSM member, this meant competition with 19 other […]