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Have a cuppa and help people with dementia

Galway people are being asked to support a major annual fundraiser being run by the Alzheimer Society of Ireland.

O'Boyle calls for improved structures for treatment of alcoholism

Independent general election candidate Gerry O'Boyle has said that there needs to be urgent attention paid to the treatment of people suffering from alcohol abuse. Mr O'Boyle claimed: "Alcohol abuse has never been as high in Mayo, as people are coming under more pressure from mortgage arrears and financial stress. If you have an alcoholic you have no place to treat them or deal with them. A&E don't want to know. We have no alcohol addiction clinic or treatment centre."

Menlo family looking to raise vital funding for autism services in Galway

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The annual 5 mile Menlo walk in aid of Ability West will take place on Sunday February 7. The walk will start at 12 noon from Scoil Bhride Menlo.

More needs to be done for dementia supports — Chambers

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Fianna Fáil General Election candidate in Mayo Cllr Lisa Chambers says this Government has failed to deliver on sufficient supports for dementia care over the past five years. Despite committing to a new dementia strategy, very little has been done to support families and carers of people with dementia.

Concussion app launched by Medtronic and Acquired Brain Injury Ireland

Brain injury specialists, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland (ABI Ireland), have developed and launched a concussion application for smartphones with the support of Medtronic, one of the world’s largest medical technology, services, and solutions companies.

Galway Alzheimer Café

The Alzheimer Café is an initiative being started up by The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Galway branch. The first café will be held in Flannery’s Hotel, Renmore, Galway, on Thursday December 3 from 2pm to 4pm.

FF candidate Connolly condemns Government’s treatment of children with autism in Western region

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Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Galway West John Connolly says he is shocked by the Government’s treatment of children with autism in Galway.  Hundreds of children are facing long delays for assessment because of excessively high waiting lists.

Free weekly depression support available in Athlone with Aware

Each year, Aware support groups throughout the country receive 12,000 visits from people who are dealing with an experience of depression, bipolar or related mood disorders.

Slow the effects of Alzheimer’s and dementia with acupuncture

Alzheimer's disease involves the shrinkage of frontal or temporal lobes and nerve cell death in several areas of the brain. This leads to a loss of key functions such as memory loss, impaired learning ability and concentration. Depression and anxiety can also accompany this debilitating condition.

Harvard expert to deliver talk on concussion and its management at Athlone IT

Dr Michael O’Brien from Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital will deliver a talk on concussion and its management in sport at Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) on November 12.

 

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