Monthly Archives: March 2018

Meet the elephants at Chester Zoo’s dementia cafe

Chester Zoo is playing host to a fortnightly dementia cafe set up last year by Alzheimer’s Society in partnership with Upton Dene Residential and Nursing Home.Held on the second and fourth Monday of every month at the zoo’s Bembe Cafe right at the main entrance, the dementia friendly coffee morning is a chance to have […]

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  • 28 March 2018

Lighthouse Poole continues successful series of dementia friendly film screenings

A POPULAR series of dementia-friendly film screenings continues this spring and summer at Lighthouse in Poole. Although not exclusively for people with dementia, the screenings are particularly suitable for those affected by the condition, their partners and family members, as well as the people who care for them professionally. The screenings allow for audience members to talk, […]

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  • 22 March 2018

New memory cafe opens in Thirsk

A monthly ‘Memory Cafe’ is to launch in Thirsk to support people who are living with dementia.The event, which is run by Thirsk Community Care and Home Instead Senior Care is designed to offer a safe and relaxed social gathering place for local people living with memory loss, mild cognitive impairment, early Alzheimer’s, or other […]

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  • 12 March 2018