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Dementia Action Week update

LAdy with dementia and poster

Published on 04 May 2018 03:20 PM

Dementia Action Week took place on 21-27 May 2018 and we asked everyone to take actions big and small to improve the lives of people affected by dementia.
In the UK, one person develops dementia every three minutes. Yet too many people living with dementia face the condition alone and excluded from society.
We ran several events during Dementia Action Week to highlight the work we do in North Tyneside for those who care for and those living with dementia.

  • Peer Group Monday 21st
  • North Shields Sing along Memories  Monday 21st
  • Wallsend Time Travellers  Tuesday 22nd
  • Meet at the Museum Wednesday 23rd
  • Memory CafĂ© Olives at the Station Wednesday 23rd
  • University of Stirling Providing Practical Tips for Carers Age UK Training Suite, Whitley Bay Wednesday 23rd  (10:30-15:00) Free Event Download leaflet
  • Holistic Therapy Fair at Cedar Grove Wellbeing Centre, Wallsend Friday May 25th . This was a great success and everyone got the chance to try reiki, access bars, aromatherapy, massage, yoga and mindfulness. Everyone agreed it was a lovely, relaxing way to start the Bank Holiday weekend, including our Admiral Nurses.
  • Our Admiral Nurses were at Wallsend Forum Shopping Centre May 22nd and Killingworth Shopping Centre May 24th to discuss our services and how we support our customers (picture below).

Admiral nurses at Age UK stand

If you or a family member or friend would like advice or information about our speciality dementia services please contact our Customer Coordination Team Tel 0191 2808484 Option 1
Take a look at some of our services here Dementia Services

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