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  1. Halloween with care

    Not everyone can imagine how a knock at the door can be intimidating or stressful for an elderly person who may be cautious of strangers or unexpected visitors... so we have put together some top tips to consider this Halloween. Top Tips for welcoming trick or treaters Keep visitors outside –...
  2. Age Concern Dementia Services reopen communal garden at Charnely Fold

    Charnley Folds, environment is light and spacious; it incorporates a garden area and purpose built facilities designed specifically for people with dementia. Back in June 2018, Age Concern’s information and advice team applied for funding to give the communal garden area a much-needed makeover, work then swiftly began in September...
  3. Life Long Song

    Next week is national Dementia Action Week when people, workplaces, schools and communities are urged to take action to improve the lives of people living with dementia. Fiona Finch turns the spotlight on two local organisations doing just that. If music was your first love, you would not want to...

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