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MASE groups offer friendship and dementia support in Staffordshire

MASE or Monthly Alzheimer’s Support Evenings have become a well established support network for people living with dementia in Staffordshire.MASE was set up originally by 2 volunteers who themselves had direct experience of caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease. The aim is to get rid of the stigma surrounding dementia and bring people together coping […]

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  • 2 June 2015

Devon football club trailblazes dementia support

A Devon football club is leading the way in providing dementia support for its fans. Plymouth Argyle Football Club has teamed up with Plymouth University to help the club connect with supporters living with, or caring for, someone with dementia. “We know that people living with dementia symptoms are at higher risk of becoming isolated, […]

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  • 29 May 2015

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Tea Dance at Peterborough Town Hall

The Peterborough Telegraph reported on this local initiative by the P.D.A.A. Looks like they had great fun!​ The sounds of 1950s music propelled people with dementia and Alzheimer’s on to the dance floor for a special event at Town Hall in Bridge Street.​The Spring Tea Dance was put on by the Alzheimer’s Society alongside the Peterborough […]

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  • 27 May 2015
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