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Alzheimer Café – Upcoming Events

The Alzheimer Cafes are safe and relaxed evenings where people with dementia, their families, friends and health and social professionals can come together to talk, share information and support one another.

All Alzheimer Café evenings are FREE and anyone affected by dementia is welcome to attend. Check out our upcoming events and our guest speakers. Come and join us for a cuppa!

There’s always lots of valuable information with plenty of time for questions and answers.

March 2018

Time: Wednesday, March 14th at 7.00pm.
Title: Creating your own dementia friendly garden – How to make outdoor spaces easy to use and enjoy.
Speakers: Clive Jones, Newtown Saunders Ltd & Sinéad Grennan, Sonas apc.

Clive and Sinéad will talk about what makes a garden dementia friendly and invite guests to share their experiences of using outdoor spaces for recreation and enjoyment. The DFG Team is a collaboration between three organisations (Newtown Saunders Ltd, TrinityHaus and Sonas apc) that share a passion for harnessing the benefits of the outdoors for people with dementia. The team has, over the past four years, supported care centres nationwide to transform unusable outdoor spaces into dementia friendly gardens, and brought the first dementia friendly garden to Bloom in 2017.

April 2018

Time: Wednesday, April 11th at 7.00pm.
Topic: Legal matters in Dementia
Dermot Sherlock, Solicitor.

May 2018

Time: Wednesday, May 9th at 7.00pm.
Topic: Mindfulness & Wellbeing
Speaker: Kathleen Neenan, Trinity College Dublin.




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