Older Adults

Adult Afternoon Program: NICARAGUA: BIRDS AND BIRD CONSERVATION

Nicaragua: Birds and Bird Conservation with Bill Volkert, Naturalist. – Since 2002, Bill has made 7 trips to Nicaragua in an effort to promote conservation and education programs for migratory and resident birds.  Many of these are the same birds that nest here in summer and his work has been a cooperative effort with the scientists in Nicaragua to protect these birds on both ends of their migration.  In addition to his work with ornithologists he has discovered many other facets of this interesting land as he explored many of the country’s nationa

Adult Afternoon Program: CHANGING BIRD POPULATIONS

Changing Bird Populations with Bill Mueller,  Director of the Western Great Lakes Bird and Bat Observatory near Port Washington, WI – Bird populations naturally fluctuate, but some species are clearly increasing; others are experiencing marked declines, and conservationists are concerned about them. This presentation will describe examples from many species in Wisconsin, how we know about their population numbers, and what we've learned recently.

Memory Café: Christmas Ornaments

At this month’s Memory Café, we will celebrate the holidays making ornaments and listening to humorous Christmas stories


Memory Cafés are for those experiencing early stage dementia, mild memory loss or cognitive impairment, and for family and friends of those affected. It’s a great opportunity for lively discussions, information gathering, refreshments, camaraderie, and lots of creative fun thrown in! We have a gerontology professional on hand to answer questions and an enormous wealth of experience among participants to be shared. We’d be delighted if you would join us!

Memory Café


Memory Cafés are for those experiencing early stage dementia, mild memory loss or cognitive impairment, and for family and friends of those affected. It’s a great opportunity for lively discussions, information gathering, refreshments, camaraderie, and lots of creative fun thrown in! We have a gerontology professional on hand to answer questions and an enormous wealth of experience among participants to be shared. We’d be delighted if you would join us!

Memory Café: Ageless Grace

Move with Stacy Parish and Ageless Grace, a cutting edge “brain fitness” program designed to improve cognitive function and physical well-being.


Memory Cafés are for those experiencing early stage dementia, mild memory loss or cognitive impairment, and for family and friends of those affected. It’s a great opportunity for lively discussions, information gathering, refreshments, camaraderie, and lots of creative fun thrown in! We have a gerontology professional on hand to answer questions and an enormous wealth of experience among participants to be shared.

Memory Café: Flower Arranging

Spend an afternoon enjoying the beautiful flowers of the season as inspirational floral designs are created before our eyes.  Cheryl Last, owner and designer from Sterling Gardens Florist and Boutique, Neenah will lead our August program.  We will watch her create and then she will help all of us make a design to take home.  Please join us for this fun program.  No experience necessary. Just a love of flowers!

Memory Café: Tour de Roma

Tour de Roma - Join us for a virtual bicycle tour through the famous streets and squares of Rome. Learn some interesting facts about the city while using portable pedal bikes for two different 20 minute sessions. The program encourages a little physical exercise along with the fun of touring this famous city without ever having to fly across the ocean. If you have already traveled to Rome, this will be a trip down memory lane. This is a non-strenuous program! Candice Freese, Valley VNA's Wellness Coordinator, will help lead our virtual tour.

Memory Café: Cuba

Tales & Travels: Cuba. Discover Cuba with Pat & Jerry Rickman.


Memory Cafés are for those experiencing early stage dementia, mild memory loss or cognitive impairment, and for family and friends of those affected. It’s a great opportunity for lively discussions, information gathering, refreshments, camaraderie, and lots of creative fun thrown in! We have a gerontology professional on hand to answer questions and an enormous wealth of experience among participants to be shared. We’d be delighted if you would join us!