Memory Cafe Leitrim -Support for Carers and Patients of Dementia

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Leitrim Memory Cafe is a safe social gathering for people with Alzheimer’s or dementia and their families get to chat with each other over a relaxed cuppa. There is also an informative talk by an expert at each cafe.

The Leitrim Memory Cafe has announced its dates for the coming Autumn and into 2019:

25/09/2018         What happens to the memory and other cognitive abilities

30/10/2018         What is Dementia?

27/11/2018         The range of human emotions

29/01/2019         Understanding Fear and Anger

26/02/2019         What help is available

26/03/2019         Communication

30/04/2019         Stress

28/05/2019         Understanding grieving and guilt

25/06/2019         Learning to live with dementia: hitting and overcoming brick walls in life.

All events take place at Cafe Paradiso, Carrick on Shannon Cineplex, Sligo Road, Carrick on Shannon between 11 am and 1 pm.

Time:                     11:00 am – 1:00 pm

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For more information about Leitrim Memory Cafe contact:

Joanne Tyrrell, Community Mental Health Nurse /Mental Health in Older Persons – Ph: 0876847038 and/or Sharon’Richardson Occupational Therapist, St. Patrick’s Hospital


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If you would like to be notified of items that specifically affect patients, care and/or disability issues please get in touch with Leitrim PPN Resource Worker, Tracy Ferguson or any of the Leitrim PPN Secretariat or Reps.

Ph: 087 183 1253 or email


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