Regularly Scheduled Events

Marya’s presentations and support groups are uplifting and insightful.  Marya’s regularly scheduled events are:

Alzheimer’s Support Group

Alzheimer’s Association affiliated Early Memory Loss Support Group for someone with a recent diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease or a related dementia.  At the same time, family caregivers and friends gather for their own support group in an adjacent room.

Every Monday in 8 week sessions. 11:15 am -12:15 pm

Medford Senior Center, 510 East Main Street, Medford, OR 97504, 541-772-2273

Call to Register: Lori Stanton, Director of the Southern Oregon Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association 541-772-2230 or Marya Kain 541-601-5341

Other facilitators are Bill Harris, Jerry Hauck and Ellen Gardner Hauck

Feel free to call Marya 541-601-5341 to confirm that group is meeting the Monday you plan on attending.

Alzheimer’s Support Group

Alzheimer’s Association affiliated family caregiver support group.  Any family members of friends of someone they care about who is experiencing Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, is welcome to attend.  We start with introductions followed by caring and sharing.  When the group is large, we divide into two groups, on for spouses, and the other for adult children.

The third Thursday of every month, 2:00 – 3:30 pm

Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2000 Oakwood, Medford, OR 97504 (Use south entrance, on Groveland) 541-773-8274

Other facilitators are Jerry Hauck and Ellen Gardner Hauck

No need to register.  Feel free to call Marya 541-601-5341 with any questions.

Alzheimer’s Support Group

Farmington Square generously opens their campus every Tuesday afternoon from 3:30 – 4:30 pm for an Alzheimer’s support group, and welcomes any interested family caregivers.  People experiencing early stages of the disease are welcome to attend with their family if they’d like.  Many sessions are facilitated by professionals, and some are self-led by groups members.  Marya is the facilitator on the first Tuesday of each month.

Every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 pm

Farmington Square

1530 Poplar Drive, Building B Lobby, Medford, OR 97504 541-770-9080

No need to register. Feel free to call Marya 541-601-5341 or Farmington Square 541-770-9080 with any questions.

Alzheimer’s Support Group

The residents at Pioneer Village hold a support group for those have memory loss, care for a loved one with memory loss, or want to share about related losses they might be experiencing.  The participants are primarily Pioneer Village residents, though they welcome family members and community members as well.  Marya finds it a privilege to facilitate this group.  The format is relaxed.  Marya provides educational sessions as requested by the participants.

Second Thursday of every  month from 2:00-3:00 pm

Pioneer Village, Cinema Room

805 North 5th Street, Jacksonville, OR 97530, 541-899-6825

Feel free to call Marya 541-601-5341 with questions.

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