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Virtual Café

Virtual Café

Schedule: Fridays

Time: 11:30a - 12:30p
Location: Virtual
Facilitator: Brian Connolly
Cost: Members $0 | Non-Members $0

Designed for: Individuals experiencing mild to moderate disability and their Care Partners
Open to: Anyone interested in brain health



Program Description: 
We all know the power of gathering, especially these days! LiveWell’s Virtual Café is a no-charge virtual get together for individuals living with dementia and their care partners. It is not a support group; it is a group of supportive friends. Virtual Cafés provide a safe, virtual environment where people going through similar experiences can share in a supportive, non-judgmental, and caring space.

Participate to engage in a lighthearted conversation, some laughs, and new friendships. Discussion topics change weekly, and participants often suggest topics and help facilitate conversations.

What participants are saying: 
“Everybody here is a lot of fun. And smiling makes my day!” -Care Partner/Participant

“You can say things and you don’t have to say I’m sorry he’s got a memory problem.” -Care Partner/Participant

Facilitator Biography

Brian Connolly | Community Engagement Partner
Brian has been passionate about community education, advocacy, and empowerment for the past 40 years. Through a diversity of roles; Chair of the Hartford Hospital Stroke and Family Advisory Council, Director of Marketing and Communication, elected member of the Farmington Town Council, and pioneer member of the LiveWell Resilient Living Center Faculty leading Social Café’s, Meet-Up’s and cognitive programming, Brian focuses his attention on understanding what’s needed to create situations where we can all grow into our highest potential.

Brian’s superpower is being present with you and creating the perfect moment to make anyone smile. He lives with his wife in Farmington.

Friday, September 15, 2023, 11:30 AM until Friday, January 31, 2025, 12:30 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
Additional Info:
Resource Coordinator(s):
Peggy Johns
860.628.3004 (p)
Kristina Tighe
860.628.3053 (p)
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee
No Fee

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