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At Age UK North Tyneside we are committed to helping people living with dementia, their families and carers to continue to live fulfilling and rewarding lives.

Our Dementia Coordinators provide group and activity services for people with a low to moderate level of need. From singing groups to museum trips we aim to stimulate memories and social interactions.

Download our Dementia Connections overview leaflet

 To find out more on specific services, click on any of the links below:

Social and Activity Groups:

Craft Group

This group is for people living with dementia who can be accompanied by family members or carers. Our Dementia Services team will host the sessions and provide all the materials you need for activities such as:

  • Card Making
  • Ceramic Painting
  • Jewellery Making
  • Decoupage
  • Mosaic
  • And more...

Dates and Locations:

Where: North Shields Customer First Centre (library), Northumberland Square, North Shields, NE30 1QU
When: Alternate Wednesdays 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.
(See leaflet for dates)

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Cost: £2.60 per session.

For more information or to book, contact us

 

 

Memory Cafes

Our Memory Cafés are social groups for people living with dementia and their carers

Come along and enjoy a friendly atmosphere and FREE refreshments

Locations and dates:

Where: Olives at the Station, Whitley Bay, NE26 2QT
When: Alternate Wednesdays 10.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. (See leaflet for dates)
Cost: £2.60 per person

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Cost: £2.60 per person

Where: Café My Place, White Swan Centre, Killingworth, NE12 6SS
When: Alternate Mondays, 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. (See leaflet for dates).

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Cost: £2.60 per person

For more information contact us

 

Singing Groups

Our Singalong Memories Groups are a stimulating and enjoyable activity for people living with dementia and their families. Singing a variety of songs together can stimulate memories in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere.

Come along and enjoy a friendly atmosphere and FREE refreshments

Locations and dates:

Where: Forest Hall Library, Whitfield Road, Forest Hall, NE12 7LJ
When: EveryThursday 2.00 - 3.30pm
Cost: Free of Charge. Refreshments provided

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Where: St Columba’s Church Hall, 30 Northumberland Square, North Shields, NE30 1PW
When: Every Monday 1.00 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.

Cost: Free of Charge. Refreshments provided

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For more information contact us

 

Peer Support Group

For people living with dementia and their carers. A friendly, monthly meeting to support each other. A group led by people living with dementia for people living with dementia

Free to attend. Come along and enjoy a friendly atmosphere. Refreshments provided.

Where: The Exchange, North Shields, NE30 1SE
When: The last Tuesday of each month 2:00pm to 4:00 p.m. (see leaflet for dates)
To find out more contact Victoria Goldsborough on 0191 2932749

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Time Travellers @ The Museum

Working alongside the Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums Team, we explore monthly themes with exclusive access to museum collections to make local history come to life. An opportunity to celebrate your memories of times gone by, and the chance to visit related exhibitions and venues in the North East.

Where: Segedunum Museum, Buddle Street, Wallsend, NE28 6HR

When: Monthly Wednesdays 1- 2.30pm (See leaflet for dates)

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Cost: £2.60 per person Refreshments provided

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