Community Programs & Family Support

We wrap our arms around each family, helping them through innovative community programs, and supporting the complete family unit through thoughtful consultation.


A free program for caregivers and their loved ones experiencing early to mid-stage memory loss. This collaborative program with Jewish Museum Milwaukee combines art and featured exhibits.



SPARK! runs virtual programs with Jewish Museum Milwaukee the first Friday of the month.

Memory Café

This café is located in the community and offers people with mild memory loss and their loved ones the opportunity to make social connections in a safe and nurturing environment. Ovation offers a memory café at Miss Katie’s Diner.

ON HOLD: Due to COVID-19, the Memory Café is not currently meeting.

Caregiver Support Group

A group specifically dedicated to those providing care and support for a loved one with dementia. This synergetic group supports emotional needs while minimizing anxiety and stress to encourage therapeutic calm, balance and connection.



First and third Fridays: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Family Support and Consultation

Resources are available for family members by a Master Level Social Worker. These services include providing advice, structure, counseling and community resources to help the participant and family cope with new challenges and to plan for the future.



Touch Points

Dana Rubin-Winkelman, Adult Day Services social worker, shares a bimonthly “Touch Points: A Spark of Light with Dana” e-newsletter as a way to continue meaningful connection and support during the uncertainty of the pandemic. Designed to ease stress and promote wellbeing, Touch Points cover a variety of topics including common issues and concerns, suggestions for staying balanced, brain health exercises and tips for caregivers.


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Community Brain Health and Wellness Workshops

Offering a wide array of workshops helping families with needs and concerns, assisting with emotional well-being/balance, and providing information to plan for the future. Families will feel emotionally close, while remaining socially distant.

  • Brain Health and Wellness Series
  • Synagogue Art and Light Collaboration
  • Additional programs in development to meet community needs


Upcoming Programs:

  • Virtual ReCharge: Brain Health and Wellness Series. It is never too early or late to start a brain fitness program!

Held in conjunction with Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid

  • Oct. 26, 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Nov. 9, 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Nov. 16, 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

For More Information About Our Adult Day Services