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Updates – Virtual Café and Mindfulness Group

Written on April 9, 2021 at 12:34 pm, by

Mindfulness Group – Our next online Mindfulness group has been rescheduled and will begin in May. Date is yet to be confirmed, please contact Christine if you are interested in participating – christinea.oriordan@hse.ie 086 0255205 April Virtual Dementia Café – Thursday 15th April at 2pm via zoom. We are delighted to once again be hosting  Continue Reading »

Important notice – Contacting the Project

Written on March 10, 2021 at 10:31 am, by

We are currently experiencing some difficulty with our email and so if you would like to make contact with the project for any reason or if you would like to purchase a copy of the book Feathers in my Brain, then please contact Christine O’Riordan on 086 0255205 or by email on christinea.oriordan@hse.ie

A little slice of History – March Virtual Dementia Café

Written on March 10, 2021 at 10:27 am, by

We are delighted to once again be hosting our dementia café in conjunction with Kanturk Dementia Café. Kanturk Dementia Café is run by Kevin and Helena Quaid. Kevin was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia when he was 53 and since then he and Helena have become advocates for people with dementia and their families. This  Continue Reading »

Self Care at February Virtual Dementia Café

Written on February 11, 2021 at 4:00 pm, by

We are delighted to once again be hosting our dementia café in conjunction with Kanturk Dementia Café.Kanturk Dementia Café is run by Kevin and Helena Quaid. Kevin was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia when he was 53 and since then he and Helena have become advocates for people with dementia and their families. This café  Continue Reading »

Virtual Singing for the Brain

Written on January 12, 2021 at 4:15 pm, by

Singing for the Brain continues to meet virtually every Thursday 2.30-3.30pm on Zoom. Heres a taster of what the sessions are like. https://m.facebook.com/pg/singingforthebrainireland/videos/?ref=page_internal&mt_nav=0. To register contact Mary at singing4thebrain@gmail.com

Dietitian at January Virtual Dementia Cafe

Written on November 10, 2020 at 1:10 pm, by

We are delighted to be hosting our  dementia café in conjunction with Kanturk Dementia Café. Kanturk Dementia Café is run by Kevin and Helena Quaid. Kevin was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia when he was 53 and since then he and Helena have become advocates for people with dementia and their families. This café will  Continue Reading »

Legal Issues and Dementia Talk at Virtual Dementia Café

Written on October 9, 2020 at 8:38 am, by

We are delighted to be hosting our first virtual dementia café in conjunction with Kanturk Dementia Café. Kanturk Dementia Café is run by Kevin and Helena Quaid. Kevin was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia when he was 53 and since then he and Helena have become advocates for people with dementia and their families. This  Continue Reading »

Service update

Written on September 7, 2020 at 12:12 pm, by

The Memory Resource Room is back open for appointments. If you would like to meet to explore our resources or discuss any issues you are experiencing, please do not hesitate to get in touch (086 787 1818). The Dementia Advisor Service is also available via phone contact. If you would like to discuss any issues  Continue Reading »

Postponement of all groups until further notice

Written on March 12, 2020 at 3:05 pm, by

Unfortunately as a precautionary measure due to Covid 19 we are postponing all group sessions until further notice. This includes: Singing for the Brain (Thursdays) Brain health group (Thursdays) Exercising for the Brain (beginning 24th March) We will review in time whether our April support meeting and six week family information sessions (due to start  Continue Reading »

Family information sessions, starting Wednesday 29th April

Written on March 5, 2020 at 4:18 pm, by

The Crystal Project is facilitating a six week block of information and support sessions for families of people with dementia. It will begin on Wednesday 29th April and will run each Wednesday for six weeks. It will be held from 7pm – 9pm in Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre. It is free of charge and any  Continue Reading »