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Create a Better Day Cafe's next session features annual family cookout on July 24
By Douglas Flynn / July 11, 2016

Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services continues to provide support to those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or another dementia with its monthly "Create A Better Day Café," which will hold this month's session on Sunday, July 24, from 12-3 p.m. in Marlborough.

This session will feature Pleasantries' annual family cookout.

The Café offers an opportunity for people caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other dementia a chance to get some needed relief while still spending time with your loved one and other caregivers in a relaxed and welcoming setting. Held at Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services (195 Reservoir Street, Marlborough, MA), the Café encourages socialization with other caregivers and loved ones where you can just be yourself. It provides an opportunity to get out with your loved one and have an enjoyable afternoon.  

Pleasantries owner and director Tammy Pozerycki describes the Café as “a time to step out of the daily routine, leave the disease at the door, and enjoy a positive experience in a supportive environment. The afternoon will consist of entertainment, conversation, music, arts, games, refreshments, and most importantly, laughter.”

There is no cost to participate in the program, which is open to anyone at any stage of the disease process who is accompanied by friends, family and loved ones.

For more information on the Create A Better Day Cafe, please call Tammy at 508-481-0809 or email tammy@pleasantriesads.com. Due to the possibility of cancellation due to inclement weather or illness, please call prior to attending and listen to voice message for any updates. Participants are asked to RSVP for this month's Cafe so that Pleasantries can prepare the proper amount of food.



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