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The lack of a clear reason as to why the Knocknacarra Alzheimer’s Service was shut down, and no answers forthcoming as to whether it will be reinstated, have been described as "frustrating" by politicians.
There is nothing we Irish love more than sharing a cup of tea with friends and families, where the problems of the day are tackled.
A County Galway woman who lost her mother to dementia is spearheading an initiative aimed at heightening awareness about the illness and empowering communities to help sufferers improve their quality of life.
Galway people are being asked to support a major annual fundraiser being run by the Alzheimer Society of Ireland.
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland has launched its General Election 2016 campaign ‘Vote to Remember’ as it reveals the numbers set to develop dementia nationally will jump by 11 people a day to 68,000 by the end of the next Government. Currently there are people in 1,835 Mayo living with dementia, by the end of the next government that will have increased to 2,569.
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is holding a series of information days in the Galway City Library. They will be held on the first Friday of every month, beginning tomorrow, February 5, from 12 noon to 3pm. Advice and information for people with dementia and their families will be available on a one to one basis.
The Irish Government could halve the costs associated with dementia care and improve sufferers’ lives by supporting them to live at home, according to the Alzheimer Society of Ireland [ASI].
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland and ASH Ireland have warned of the strong association between smoking and dementia risk.