Memory Cafes in Maryland

Find Maryland Memory Cafes near you and enjoy a “dementia-friendly” outing with your loved one. Some are sponsored by national organizations, while many more are offered by local groups. If your favorite Memory Cafe isn’t shown, please let us know and we’ll add it. It’s free!

 

Baltimore

Nature Memory Cafe  |  TALMAR Horticultural Therapy Center

1994 Cromwell Valley Rd.  |  Baltimore, MD 21234
11:00 AM – Noon, 3rd Friday of each month

Join us for a FREE, friendly, slow-paced community nature event exploring birds and their surrounds at the lovely TALMAR Horticultural Center, located within Cromwell
Valley Park. Our Nature Memory Cafe offers adults living with memory challenges and dementia, their caregivers/care partners, family, and friends, the opportunity to experience joy, restorative respite, and meaningful connection with nature and one another at a relaxed, accessible, and fun pace. Refreshments provided.

This program is sponsored by TALMAR and is a partnership with Dementia Friendly Baltimore County. For more information, please contact Emily Kearns at 410.887.4751 or dementiafriendly@baltimorecountymd.gov.
Last updated: May 2022 

Bel Air

Bob Evans

14 Bel Air South Pkwy.  |  Bel Air, MD 21015
Noon – 1:00 PM, 2nd Tuesday of each month
There is no cost to attend and a light lunch is provided
For general information, please contact:
• Yolanda Wright. Phone: 410.561.9099 x1848. Email: ywright@alz.org
To RSVP, please contact:
• Patricia Maans. Phone: 410.420.2455
Last updated: December 2019

Bowie

Bowie Senior Center

14900 Health Center Drive  |  Bowie, MD 20716
2:00 – 4:00 PM, 3rd Wednesday of each month
For more information or to register, please contact:
– Nancy Quarles at 240.467.3833 or nquarles@alz.org
Last updated: July 2019

Camp Springs

Camp Springs Senior Activity Center

6420 Allentown Road  |  Camp Springs, MD 20748
2:15 – 4:15 PM, 3rd Tuesday of each month
For more information or to register, please contact:
– Nancy Quarles at 240.467.3833 or nquarles@alz.org
Last updated: July 2019

Ellicott City

Ellicott City 50+ Center

9401 Frederick Rd.  |  Ellicott City, MD 21042
6:30 – 7:30 PM, 1st Wednesday of each month
There is no cost to attend and a light dinner is provided
For general information, please contact:
• Yolanda Wright. Phone: 410.561.9099 x1848. Email: ywright@alz.org
To RSVP, please contact:
• Kathy Wehr. Phone: 410.313.5955. Email: kwehr@howardcountymd.gov
Last updated: December 2019

Emmitsburg

Emmitsburg Senior Center

300 S. Seton Ave.  |  Emmitsburg, MD 21727
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM, last Tuesday of each month
There is no cost to attend and a light lunch is provided
Space is limited
For general information, please contact:
• Yolanda Wright. Phone: 410.561.9099 x1848. Email: ywright@alz.org
To RSVP, please contact:
• Cindy Baker. Email: busybakerbunch@comcast.net
Last updated: December 2019

Frederick

Frederick County Department of Aging

1440 Taney Ave.  |  Frederick, MD 21702
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM, 3rd Friday of each month
There is no cost to attend and a light dinner is provided
Space is limited
For general information, please contact:
• Yolanda Wright. Phone: 410.561.9099 x1848. Email: ywright@alz.org
To RSVP, please contact:
• Mindy or Mary. Phone: 301.600.6001
Last updated: December 2019

Glen Burnie

Department of Aging & Disabilities  |  Conference Room

7320 Ritchie Hwy.  |  Glen Burnie, MD 21060
6:30 – 7:30 PM, 3rd Monday of each month
There is no cost to attend and a light dinner is provided
For general information, please contact:
• Yolanda Wright. Phone: 410.561.9099 x1848. Email: ywright@alz.org
To RSVP, please contact:
• Dawn Lewis. Phone: 301.338.0224. Email: hdlsuccess@gmail.com
Last updated: December 2019

Greenbelt

Greenbelt Municipal Building

25 Crescent Rd.  |  Greenbelt, MD 20770
1:30 – 3:00 PM, 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month
For more information or to register, please contact:
– Nancy Quarles at 240.467.3833 or nquarles@alz.org
– Greenbelt CARES at 301.345.6660
Last updated: July 2019

Hagerstown

Otterbein UMC

108 E. Franklin St.  |  Hagerstown, MD 21740
Noon – 1:00 PM, 4th Thursday of each month
There is no cost to attend and lunch is provided
For general information, please contact:
• Yolanda Wright. Phone: 410.561.9099 x1848. Email: ywright@alz.org
To RSVP, please contact:
• David Kukor. Phone: 301.631.3166. Email: dkukor@ahcglobal.com
Last updated: December 2019

Owings Mills

Atrium Village

4730 Atrium Ct.  |  Owings Mills, MD 21117
Noon – 1:00 PM, 4th Wednesday of each month
There is no cost to attend and a light lunch is provided
For general information, please contact:
• Yolanda Wright. Phone: 410.561.9099 x1848. Email: ywright@alz.org
To RSVP, please contact:
• Arlene Kleinman. Phone: 410.627.9466. Email: arleneklcsw@comcast.net
Last updated: December 2019

Oxon Hill

St. Paul United Methodist Church

6634 St. Barnabus Road  |  Oxon Hill, MD 20745
1:00 PM, 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month
For more information, please contact:
– Brenda Henderson at 301.567.4433 or brendahenderson@comcast.net
Last updated: July 2019

Pikesville

JCS Memory Cafe  |  Edward A. Myerberg Center

3101 Fallstaff Rd.  |  Baltimore, MD 21209
2:00 – 3:00 PM, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Our Memory Cafe offers a welcoming and accepting space for those with memory impairment and their care partners to participate together in meeting new friends and enjoying refreshments, conversation, and engaging activities. Attendance is free. Pre-registration is required. This mini-grant project is funded through Dementia Friendly Baltimore County, Baltimore County Department of Aging. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Amy Steinberg at asteinberg@jcsbaltimore.org or visit online.
Last updated: June 2024 

Rockville

Kesher Cafe (Young Onset Dementia)  |  JCA

12320 Parklawn Dr.  |  Rockville, MD 20852
1:00 – 3:00 PM, one Sunday each month

Connect. Share. Support. This monthly social engagement group is for those with young onset dementia (diagnosis prior to age 65) and their care partners. Care Partners are asked to remain on site and are welcome to participate in the planned activities or attend their separate support group. For more information or to confirm dates, please contact Colleen Kemp at 301.255.4204 or ckemp@accessjca.org or visit online.
Last updated: March 2024 

Thurmont

Thurmont Senior Center

806 E. Main St.  |  Thurmont, MD 21788
Noon – 1:30 PM, 1st Thursday of each month
There is no cost to attend and a light lunch is provided
Space is limited
For general information, please contact:
• Yolanda Wright. Phone: 410.561.9099 x1848. Email: ywright@alz.org
To RSVP, please contact:
• Megeen White. Phone: 410.561.9099 x1823
Last updated: December 2019

Westminster

Caroll Lutheran Village  |  Krug Chapel Auditorium

300 St. Luke Circle  |  Westminster, MD 21158
1:00 – 2:30 PM, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Reminiscence and tailored activities for care partners orchestrated by Dr. Cate; sponsored and supported by Carroll Lutheran Village. For more information, please contact Dr. Cate McCarty at 813.384.7571 or drcate@catemccarty.com.
Last updated: April 2024 

Westminster Memory Cafe  |  Exploration Commons

50 East Main St.  |  Westminster, MD 21157
Meets monthly on various days

Dr. Cate and The Terraces at Westminster have teamed up to offer care partners a good time that is tailored to the stage of dementia you are navigating. Dr. Cate’s goal is for you to leave with a taste of what is still working, what is still shared between you both and the knowledge that you are not alone. Purchase lunch, a beverage or just join us for the camaraderie. Each month’s cafe is seasonally-themed. For more information or to confirm upcoming dates, please contact Cate McCarty, PhD at 813.384.7571 or catemccarty@gmail.com or visit online.
Last updated: April 2024


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