Support Programs

Memory Cafe

Memory Cafe

Insight Memory Cafe

When: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month
Where: Insight Memory Care Center, Linda and Lou Mazawey Education and Support Center, 3955 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030 (directions)
Time: 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Cost: Free!

The café is an opportunity for caregivers and their loved one to meet with others for support, companionship, and fun! The program provides structured activities to promote reminiscence, cognition, and engagement. A light dinner will be served towards the end of the program to provide opportunity to share conversation and get to know others in a safe, supportive environment. Come join us!

Questions? Please contact Lindsey Vajpeyi at 703-204-4664 or lindsey.vajpeyi@insightmcc.org.

 

Memory Cafe at Famille

When: 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month
Where: Famille, 700A West Broad Street, Falls Church, VA, 22046
Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 noon
Cost: Free!

The Memory Café at Famille is a social and recreational gathering of individuals with memory loss and their caregivers, friends and family. Here, they can participate in an engaging activity while keeping the company of others who can relate without explanation, relax without feeling misunderstood, and share freely without fear of judgment. Come and join us!

The Memory Café is a collaborative effort of Famille, The Kensington Falls Church, Falls Church Arts and Insight Memory Care Center. Creative Expression Teaching Artists and Insight staff will lead all programs. Join us to for a cup of coffee and a creative project while meeting others for support, companionship and fun!

Questions? Please contact Kitty Janney, Director of Community Outreach at The Kensington Falls Church, at 703-844-1078 or kjanney@kensingtonsl.com.

 
Additional Area Cafes

Arlington Memory Cafe
2nd Thursday from 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ
5010 Little Falls Rd
Arlington, VA 22207
Contact Nicole McMonigle Knight at nicole@dementiacareconnections.com or 571-422-6231.

Club Memory
2nd and 4th Wednesday from 1:30 to 3:30 pm 
Metropolitan Methodist Church
3401 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016
Contact Marti Bailey at 202-660-5658 for more information

Forgetful Friends Memory Café
3rd Saturday from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm
Saint Thomas United Methodist Church
8899 Sudley Road
Manassas, VA 20110
Contact Jane Priest at jane.priest@alz.org or 703-766-9018

Herndon Memory Cafe
4th Monday from 2:15 pm to 4:00 pm
Early Stage Participants
Herndon Senior Center
873 Grace Street
Herndon, VA 20170
Contact Pat Williams at 703-904-3994x103 or Herndon Senior Center at 703-464-6200

Memorycafe4u
1st and 3rd Thursday from 2-4 PM
Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church
1301 Trap Rd
Vienna, VA, 22182
memorycafe4u.com
Contact Carol Blackwell at lovriver@aol.com or 571-236-6933 

Reston Memory Café 
3rd Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Reston Community Center, Hunters Woods
2310 Colts Neck Road
Reston, VA 20191
Contact Karen Brutsche at karen.brutsche@fairfaxcounty.gov or 703-476-4500

Sterling Area Memory Café
2nd Saturday from 12:00 to 2:00 pm - bring your lunch!
Galilee United Methodist Church
45425 Winding Road
Sterling, VA 20165
Contact Tim Frank at tim@acesemb.com or 703-298-5622

 

Parkinson Social Network

Please contact Sonia Gow for more information at Sonia@ParkinsonSocialNetwork.org or visit parkinsonsocialnetwork.org.

 

Café Fairfax   
3rd Wednesday from 10:00 am to 12 noon (coffee & donuts)
Insight Memory Care Center
Linda and Lou Mazawey Education & Support Center
3955 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030
703-204-4664

Café Alexandria
3rd Monday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (light lunch)
Brandywine Living at Alexandria
5550 Cardinal Place
Alexandria, VA 22304 
703-940-3300

Café Ashburn
4th Wednesday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (light lunch)
Tribute at One Loudoun
20335 Savin Hill Drive
Ashburn, VA 20147
571-252-8292

Café McLean  
2nd Wednesday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (light lunch)
Lewinsville Retirement Residence
1515 Great Falls Street
McLean, Virginia 22101
**Resident only parking at this address.**
Parking is available around the corner at:
Lewinsville Presbyterian Church
1724 Chain Bridge Road, McLean, VA 22101
703-442-8660

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