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Free online event – Alzheimer’s Society

Join us on Friday 8 April for this free, online public event to hear from Helen Mayne who will provide a brief overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and the Alzheimer’s Society.

Dementia is a progressive neurological condition and the UK’s biggest killer. Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity who campaign for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia.

Helen Mayne, Alzheimer’s Society’s local services manager, will join us to give an overview of what dementia is, how it can affect people and what support Alzheimer’s Society can provide for people in Northumberland who are living with the condition.

This will include an outline of their recent expansion to services and what it means for people who receive a diagnosis.

There will also be a chance to ask questions.

Register now at the link below and we will send you a link to join closer to the event.

bit.ly/Online-Event-Alzheimers-Society

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Dementia

Online Event – Alzheimer’s Society

Join us on Friday 8 April for this free, online public event to hear from Helen Mayne who will provide a brief overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and the Alzheimer’s Society.

Dementia is a progressive neurological condition and the UK’s biggest killer. Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity which campaigns for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia.

Helen Mayne, Alzheimer’s Society’s local services manager, will join us to give an overview of what dementia is, how it can affect people and what support Alzheimer’s Society can provide for people in Northumberland who are living with the condition.

This will include an outline of their recent expansion to services and what it means for people who receive a diagnosis.

There will also be a chance to ask questions.

Register now at the link below and we will send you a link to join closer to the event.

bit.ly/Online-Event-Alzheimers-Society

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Dementia services: Join our online forum

As we will be unable to get out and about across the county to meet with and listen to people for a while, we’re holding some public online forums, and we’d like you to join us. If you are unable to take part but would like to tell us about your experiences of these services, Caroline and Lesley will be available by phone, text and email each Wednesday between 3.00pm and 4.00pm to listen, answer any questions and help with providing information about services.

The forums will take place via Zoom. Read our guide on how to use Zoom.

The subject of this online forum is dementia services, so if you’d like to share your experiences of services in the last 12 months, or those of someone close to you, please join us.

If you would like to take part please contact Lesley Tweddell, lesleyt@healthwatchnorthumberland.co.uk, or 07803 427 466.

 

Coming soon:

Wednesday 27 May 2.00 – 3.00pm: Adult Social Services (to include support to live independently, care homes, learning disability services).

Wednesday 3 June 2.00 – 3.00pm: Mental Health Services.

Middle aged woman chatting to a man

Alzheimers Drop-in Session March

Are you worried about your memory? Come and have an informal chat with a dementia adviser at one of the new monthly drop-ins at Cafe @ Burn Lane at Adapt (NE) in Hexham. The drop-ins take place on the first Monday of the month, between 11.00am and 1.00pm.

For more information call: 01434 607318 or email: northumberland@alzheimers.org.uk.

Middle aged woman chatting to a man

Alzheimers Drop-in Session February

Are you worried about your memory? Come and have an informal chat with a dementia adviser at one of the new monthly drop-ins at Cafe @ Burn Lane at Adapt (NE) in Hexham. The drop-ins take place on the first Monday of the month, between 11.00am and 1.00pm.

For more information call: 01434 607318 or email: northumberland@alzheimers.org.uk.