Happy Birthday on Monday, March 4th to our special friend and baseball fan, Ike Brooks!

Enjoy your day, Ike!! Thank you for all you do for the Foundation!! (Again!)

Happy Birthday on Monday, March 4th to participant Diane Cole! We hope you have a wonderful day!!

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Our mission is to empower, engage, and educate individuals, care partners, and families living with dementia or other brain health issues to live a more fulfilling life through the arts, social interaction, and community outreach.

HeARTful

Living Café (TM)

Tuesday, March 5th

at 2pm

Be with us on Tuesday

afternoon when Jen Nebraska guides all in her monthly Chair Yoga Program! Come stretch and move to a variety of physical activities right from the comfort of your chair. Join in-person or virtually. In-person guests stay and enjoy some refreshments and times to socialize.

Sweet Arts Café (TM)

Wednesday, March 6th

11am – Lunch

Noon – Program

Come and join us for lunch on Wednesday morning. Bring a brown bag lunch and we’ll offer

a beverage and assortment of desserts. At noon, musician and drummer Billy Coakley will join us to play a variety of songs on his drums. He will engage all with percussion instruments to play along! Join virtually at noon.

Celebrate the Arts (TM)

& Support Group

Friday, March 8th

at 2pm

Two opportunities on Friday afternoon! Join CLFF Board Member Sally Ollerton and Kathy Kassimatis and their monthly Support Group in our Music Studio. For others, Resident Artist Richard Skerl will lead all in our Multipurpose Room for an art enrichment activity. All reconvene for some healthy and/or sweet snacks! Time to visit and socialize.

We wish Bill Ferguson a Very Special Happy Birthday on Friday, March 8th!

Beth Goebels

Our Sympathy is extended to Dave Goebels and family on the passing of his dear wife Beth this past week. Beth greatly enjoyed many of the Foundations programs this past year. Our best to all at this time. For information, please contact us at:

440-414-0434

Don’t Forget!

It’s time to “spring ahead” with the time on Saturday, March 9th! Set your clocks one hour ahead before you go to bed!

New Exhibit at the Center!

Vicki Wert – Westlake Photographer

Gallery open M – F, 9 – 5

Two New Opportunities!

Memory Cafes at two special locations and times in March:

Cleveland Heights & South Euclid. Thursday, March 14th at 2pm at the Cleveland Heights Coventry Village Library Branch for a special art experience hosted by Richard Skerl related to

St. Patrick’s Day. Pre-register at: 216-321-3400.

And Wednesday, March 20th at 2pm at the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Library in collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic.

Join the arts enrichment experience from 2pm – 3:30pm.

Mindfulness Through the Arts (TM)

Monday, March 11th

at 2pm

A special program for the care partner with two options! One choice is to be engaged in a guided art practice led by a professional artist. Option two is the opportunity to enjoy playing some games at the Center! A great time for yourself and to have some fun and engage the mind and enjoy some refreshments. In-person only.

 For questions, contact us at 440-414-0434.

Gentle Moments (TM)

Arrange by Appointment!

Looking for participants to

attend a new special program.

We are offering a sensory session to guide a small group

or an individual couple through

a pleasant, relaxing experience. Soothing words and soft music and to spend time together

at the Center.

Guided by Shirley Nelson.

Day of the week and time scheduled will be personally arranged. Please contact us

for further details about

either program

at 440-414-0434.

A Walk In The Park (TM)

Coming back in March!

We are looking forward to spring when we can resume a program to encourage a meet up and walk at Westlake’s Community Park. Looking for interested individuals/couples.

Dates & details coming soon!

Donated Items Available!

We have some items that

were donated to the Foundation and are available to any interested individuals:

  • Wheelchair
  • Walker
  • Case of Depends

Please contact for further information at: 440-414-0434

Participant News

Last Friday was the opening for Vicki Wert’s wonderful photography show! Vicki shown here on the left with two of her guests.

Guests mingle at Vicki Wert’s photography show opening.

Here, participants Diane and Gary share their sunshine

projects created in Tuesday’s Heartful Living cafe!

The session was led by Jerry Devis.

In Wednesdays Sweet Arts Cafe, Sara Lawrence-Sucato (R) from Dancing Wheels guides participant Janice (L) in some fun dance moves!

In last Friday’s Celebrate the Arts session, Gina (in purple on left) from Active For Life led the group in a fun chair exercise program.

Congratulations to two Rev. Daves, both Chili Cook-Off Champions! Rev. Dave Schantz (L) took 1st Place with his recipe this past week at a social event. Rev. Dave Clements (R) hosted a special chili event this past weekend with his award-winning recipe!