Locals help those with memory loss

MIDDLEBURY RESIDENT PAMELA Smith, left, chats with a group that includes Nina Bacon, center, and At Home Senior Care Dementia Specialist Donna Lalumiere, right, during last Thursday’s debut Memory Café at Middlebury’s Ilsley Library. The monthly meetings provide information and socialization opportunities for members of the county’s memory loss community. Independent photo/John Flowers

It was seven years ago, at age 50, that Middlebury resident Pamela Smith found herself having what she described as “life-interfering memory loss.”

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