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Carol Burke (Citizen’s Information Service) talks to the March 2019 Cafe about benefits and entitlements

Carol Burke, from the North Leinster Citizen’s Information Service in Maynooth spoke at our Cafe in March (2019). Carol talked to us about the various benefits and allowances that are available for carers. She also took us through the Nursing Home Support Scheme (NHSS – also known as the Fair Deal Scheme). More details on each of these below. Carol [...]

By |March 28th, 2019|Categories: Cafe News|0 Comments

How to improve sleep and what to be aware of with dementia (your Cafe Team – February 2019)

On this lovely Valentine's evening, Susan, Rena and Louise spoke about Sleep - in general, as we age, and in relation to dementia. In general, we tend to need 30 minutes less sleep for every decade we age, so it is natural to find ourselves sleeping a little less as we get older. That said, sleep difficulties are encountered by [...]

By |March 28th, 2019|Categories: Cafe News|Tags: |0 Comments

Relaxation and Movement with Laura Wynn (January 2019)

This month we welcomed Laura Wynn to the cafe and she put us through out paces with a combination of movement and meditation. Laura got us started with some yoga breathing and then explained that the most important thing to aim for was a little of bit change at a time. Trying to do too much too quickly often results [...]

By |February 7th, 2019|Categories: Cafe News|0 Comments

Christmas Party 2018

Thanks once again to Noel for the entertainment, to Ryevale Nursing Home for the fabulous food and drink, and thanks to everyone who donated the raffle and spot prizes. Well done to all for the very high scoring table quiz and particularly those who won prizes! We hope everyone enjoyed the night. Thanks to our volunteers not only for their [...]

By |January 7th, 2019|Categories: Cafe News|0 Comments

Keeping physically active with Siel Bleu (October 2018)

Siel Bleu is a social enterprise, dedicated to improving lives through exercise. Their expert physical trainers deliver a wide range of group and one to one programmes for older adults and people living with disease, focusing on physical, social and mental benefits. We were delighted to welcome Maggie from Siel Bleu to the Cafe in October. Maggie hosted an exercise workshop on [...]

By |October 18th, 2018|Categories: Cafe News|0 Comments

Understanding Dementia (September 2018 – Cafe Team)

This month, the Cafe team explored what Dementia means, discussed some of different types of dementia and provided answers for many of the questions that are frequently asked when someone is diagnosed with dementia. Here are links to some of the materials used on the night: 1. Susan also gave a summary of a talk she gave to the cafe [...]

By |September 24th, 2018|Categories: Cafe News|0 Comments

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