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Art, Tango and a Birthday (April 2017)

By |2017-04-25T17:57:20+00:00April 23rd, 2017|Cafe News|

  We celebrated our first birthday at the April 2017 Cafe. Alex, one of our volunteers, created a magnificent cake for us that was as tasty as it was beautiful. Thanks Alex and here's to the next year. There are move photographs from the April cafe in our Gallery.   Our first speaker this month [...]

Bibliana Savin introduces us to SAGE (March 2017)

By |2017-03-13T17:54:44+00:00March 13th, 2017|Cafe News|

Our second speaker at the March 2017 Cafe was Bibliana Savin from SAGE – a support and advocacy service for older people under the umbrella of the Third Age Organisation (for more details click here). SAGE sees advocacy as the empowerment of people to ensure that they can articulate their needs and have their voices heard, [...]

Jacqueline Millman introduces Family Carers Ireland (March 2017)

By |2017-03-13T17:48:35+00:00March 13th, 2017|Cafe News|

Our first speaker on the night was Jacqueline Millman from Family Carer’s Ireland Jacqueline explained that Family Carer’s Ireland is a key lobby for carer needs in Ireland. They also run support groups led by a support worker – someone like Jacqueline, who is the support worker for North Dublin. In-home respite (social support in [...]

Dr. Miriam Kennedy speaks about depression and dementia

By |2017-01-23T11:28:32+00:00January 23rd, 2017|Cafe News|

During a very interesting January Leixlip Alzheimer Café Dr. Miriam Kennedy, consultant psychiatrist spoke about depression and dementia. Here are some of the key points of her presentation: • People living with dementia are at an increased risk of experiencing depression, at any stage of the condition, but particularly in the early stages. • Depression [...]

Merry Christmas Everybody

By |2016-12-19T18:07:10+00:00December 19th, 2016|Cafe News|

Our first Christmas party was a great success! Thanks to Noel and Karen for the entertainment, to Ryevale Nursing Home for the fabulous food and drink, and thanks to everyone who donated the raffle and spot prizes. The best Christmas Jumper prize was hotly contested! Check out the evidence on our website photo gallery. Thanks [...]

Tricia Pugh introduces us to Mindfulness (November Cafe 2016)

By |2016-11-14T21:59:41+00:00November 14th, 2016|Cafe News|

It was good to see everyone at the Alzheimer Cafe Leixlip on November 9th. We hope everyone enjoyed the evening. Our speaker was Tricia Pugh and she introduced us to Mindfulness and relaxation. Tricia has qualifications in Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behaviour and Professional Relaxation Therapy. She has a background in nursing and has [...]

Dr Siobhan Kennelly discusses well-being and memory (October 2016 Cafe)

By |2016-11-14T21:59:41+00:00October 17th, 2016|Cafe News|

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