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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.
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.
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.