For those who may not know, the Montevideo Area Memory Loss Network (MAMLN) has been quietly raising money to support various projects to raise awareness about memory loss issues and dementia

For those who may not know, the Montevideo Area Memory Loss Network (MAMLN) has been quietly raising money to support various projects to raise awareness about memory loss issues and dementia. Lori Peterson, memory Care Coordinator for MAMLN, recently spoke about the group’s Purple Envelope Cam­paign.

Peterson is one of the founders of MAMLN. “We had started the MAMLN group even before I began working here as Memory Care Coordinator. Once I became employed here, we thought there were a lot of things we could do to raise awareness, so we came up with a dream list of the things we wanted to accomplish as a group,” she said.

The group began with very minimal funding. “When we would have an event, all of our different groups who were involved in MAMLN would get together and pool our money to make the event work,” Peterson said.

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