25 Jun

New Dementia Meeting Centre at Howdon Community Hub opens

Age UK North Tyneside has launched the first North East Dementia Meeting centre at the Family Gateway’s Howdon Hub. Life-changing centres where people living with Dementia and their families can receive vital support are set to appear in the North East for the first time. These life-changing centres provide a place for people living with Dementia and their…

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25 Jun

Be an Age UK North Tyneside Befriender

Find out more about becoming a befriender with Age UK North Tyneside in this lovely video featuring Befriending Co-ordinator Beverley Swan. They are also recruiting for a number of other volunteer roles. Click the links to find out more. Befriending Volunteer Dementia Connections Activities Volunteer Dementia Connections Meeting Centre Volunteer  Volunteer Advocate (with EveryDay Care &…

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02 Oct

Useful information for those affected by dementia

Dementia UK has just published five new leaflets to support people receiving a diagnosis of dementia. Written by their team of Admiral Nurses, they cover the following topics: The emotional impact of receiving a diagnosis, how roles and relationships might change, dealing with stigma, staying healthy, dementia and driving. The new leaflets and many others…

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14 Sep

Take on your own Memory Walk this September

Defeating dementia starts with a single step Memory Walk may look a little different this year, but completing your own walk is a fun and flexible way to make a real difference and every pound raised is one step closer towards life-changing dementia breakthroughs. Whether you complete it on your own, with your household or…

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16 Mar

North Tyneside Safe Place Project

The Safe Place scheme is aimed at any adult who may be vulnerable as a result of problems with their physical or mental health or because they have a learning disability. They may be experiencing dementia, be anxious, lost, upset or afraid. Members of the Safe Places scheme carry a scheme card and/or a Safe…

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