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Talk on the Fair Deal at the Newmarket Alzheimer Cafe, 2nd February

Written on January 23, 2023 at 12:23 pm, by

The next Newmarket Alzheimer Café is taking place on Thursday 2nd February, 11am-1pm in The Culturlann, Newmarket, P51 D854. The topic is The Fair Deal (Nursing Home Support Scheme) with Tom Murray. To book a place email sheena.cadoo@hse.ie or contact Karen Fitzpatrick, 087 348 7511.

Gentle Yoga for relatives of people with dementia, Mallow

Written on January 23, 2023 at 12:17 pm, by

We are piloting a six week gentle yoga/support group for relatives of people with dementia. This group will take place in Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre 7-8.30pm, beginning on Wednesday 25th January. It will be facilitated by the yoga instructor Wendy Griffin. The yoga session will be gentle (no lying) and will focus on wellbeing. It  Continue Reading »

Christmas Party, 14th December, Springfort Hall

Written on November 15, 2022 at 10:32 am, by

We are really looking forward to our Christmas Party which is taking place in Springfort Hall, Mallow Wednesday 14th December. Dinner and dessert along with teas and coffees will be served and we will have Christmas entertainment and spot prizes. We will be meeting at 12.30. The cost will be €15 per person and we  Continue Reading »

Social Club outing Wednesday 23rd November

Written on November 15, 2022 at 10:31 am, by

Our next social club outing is taking place on Wednesday 23rd November at the Farm in Grenagh. We will meet at 11am for tea and coffee and then we have a tour of the ‘1950s village’ which includes a classroom, a garage and lots of farm machinery https://visitthefarm.ie/1950s-village/. We can also take a stroll round  Continue Reading »

Public dementia information evening, City Hall

Written on October 17, 2022 at 9:51 am, by

The third in the series of dementia information evenings is taking place on Monday 7th November, 7-9pm in City Hall, Eglington Street, Cork City. There will be a range of speakers talking about dementia along with information stands for you to access information on services (similar format to Middleton and Mallow evenings) To book your  Continue Reading »

Social Club, 26th October 2022

Written on October 17, 2022 at 9:48 am, by

Our next social club activity is taking place on Wednesday 26th of October from 11am-12.30. We are looking forward to visiting Nano Nagle’s Birthplace, Killavullen. We will meet for refreshments followed by a talk about the history of Nano Nagle and a tour of the centre and grounds. There is then the option to do  Continue Reading »

Six weeks of dementia information sessions for families

Written on October 3, 2022 at 9:18 am, by

We are running a six week block of information and support sessions for families of people with dementia. It will begin on Thursday 27th October 2022 and will run each consecutive Thursday evening for six weeks (finishing Thursday 1st December). It will be held from 7-9 pm on the floor 2 of Mallow Primary Healthcare  Continue Reading »

New Alzheimer Cafe, Newmarket, 6th October

Written on September 29, 2022 at 5:21 pm, by

The Newmarket/Kanturk Alzheimer Café which launching on Thursday 6th October 11am-1pm. The guest speaker this month is Amy Murphy, Dementia Advisor with the Alzheimer Society of Ireland. She will be giving an overview of dementia and information on supports and services. The café is taking place in The Culturlann, Newmarket, P51 D854. To register email  Continue Reading »

Public information evening – 21st September 2022

Written on September 1, 2022 at 12:36 pm, by

To celebrate World Alzheimer Day we are working with the HSE Community Work Department and the Alzheimer Society of Ireland to host a public information evening on Wednesday 21st September 2022. This will be taking place in Springfort Hall, Mallow, 7-9pm. There will be a range of interesting speakers along with information stands. Those speaking  Continue Reading »

Pilot Exercising for the Brain group

Written on August 12, 2022 at 2:15 pm, by

We are piloting a six week Exercising for the Brain group in September for people with dementia. Shane Simcox of Simox Rehabilitation will be facilitating the sessions. Shane specialises in exercise rehabilitation classes for people with neurological conditions and the group will focus on exercises that improve balance, co-ordination, range of movement and strength. The  Continue Reading »

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