Everyone, regardless of their degree of mental sharpness,
needs companionship, not only to physically survive
but also to live emotionally.
Naomi Feil and Gladys Wilson,
Memory Bridge creates programs that connect people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias to family, friends, and other people in their local community. We also create programs that reveal to the general public the depths of memory that dementia does not erase.
Our goal is to create a global community of people who, like us, are learning to listen to people with dementia for what they have to teach us about our own humanity.
Since our establishment in 2004, we have:
Our action directives:
Create world-class educational products and resources that transform our currently reductive assumptions about persons with dementia.
Philosopher and theologian Martin Buber reminds us that “All real living is meeting.” We hope you will join us on a journey of meetings. There is a bridge.