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Memory and Dementia Care Gardens
Friday, February 16, 2024, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
Category: Educational Events

Memory and Dementia Care Gardens 

This presentation will showcase several gardens designed by Brian E Bainnson specifically for Memory and Dementia Care. He will talk about the features that make the gardens unique and provide a brief history on how the gardens came to be. 

Presenters: 

Brian E Bainnson 

For over 20 years, Bainnson’s work has led the profession of landscape architecture into the design of therapeutic and healing gardens. In the process, his work has demonstrated that the design of spaces can make significant improvements in the mental, emotional, and physical health of people.

Bainnson has distinguished himself as one of a handful of national experts in the planning, design and construction of therapy and healing gardens. He has designed spaces to meet the critical needs of unique populations; from people afflicted with Alzheimer’s such as the Portland Memory Garden, to facilities designed to bring healing to military veterans, such as the Wounded Warrior and Family Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland.

Intended Audience: 

This presentation is appropriate for anyone working with, providing services for or creating spaces for people dealing with Memory Care issues. The talk is geared to both health care and community settings.


 Registration Fee

  • OGA members: Free!
  • Non-members: $10
  • Non-member students/seniors and registrants with limited financial means: $5

Why do we ask for a fee?

OGA is a non-profit organization run by volunteers. Events and donations are our main sources of income to fund our educational and networking programs.

Reduced or complementary event registration is one of the great benefits for OGA members! If you like our educational programs - we strive to offer at least one event per month - becoming a member will pay off quickly! To learn more about OGA membership, please visit our Membership page.

No one will be turned away! If you cannot afford $5 at this moment, please contact us at [email protected] - thanks to the generous donations of OGA members and friends throughout the year, we can cover a small number of registrations for each event.


Please note that we offer CEUs only for our annual conference in October, not for our regular events. However, we are happy to issue a Certificate of Attendance upon request for those who attend this webinar for its entire length. To request one, please send us an email after the event.


PLEASE REGISTER HERE to receive the Zoom link. Should you encounter any difficulties registering online, please don't hesitate to contact us at [email protected].