Monthly Archives: July 2016

New Dementia support service comes to South Leeds

The Hamara Centre in Beeston, South Leeds is launching a community wide dementia support service to help people living with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and memory problems. Mohammed FaroukHamara Chairman ​“Dementia closes down families and isolates people, it’s important that we offer support to families.“My friend was a successful senior manager, but the strain of looking […]

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Google Street View provides an innovative way to trigger memories in those living with dementia

Technology is increasingly being used to implement new and exciting ways to help those living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.  And now a Swedish firm has come up with a novel way of harnessing the potential of Google Street View to trigger memories and stimulate interaction and conversation with loved ones and carers.Introducing jDome […]

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Newcastle Memory Walk moves to South Tyneside

The Tyneside Memory Walk is to change location this year due to its incredible success.Memory Walk ​is the Alzheimer’s Society flagship fundraising event involving 31 venues around the UK on dates throughout September and October. For the past 3 years, the Memory Walk in the North-East has been held very successfully along the Newcastle/Gateshead Quayside, but […]

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