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Alzheimers Disease

The word dementia describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease or a series of strokes. Dementia is progressive, which means the symptoms will gradually get worse.

The Alzheimer's Society provides advice, information and support both to those suffering from dementia, and their families.

Call their helpline for more information 0300 222 11 22

 

Alzheimer's Society - Dorset Branch

Hours available: Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

Telephone: 01202 716393

Email: dorset@alzheimers.org.uk

 

Alzheimer's Society - Younger Peoples Group - Dorset

Description: A social dinner for younger people with dementia (under 65) and their carers. We meet 1st Thursday of the month at 7.00pm at various venues throughout East Dorset. Please contact the office for more details and to book your place.

Target group(s): Younger people with dementia (under 65) and their carers

Hours available: Monday to Friday 10.00am-3.00pm

Telephone: 01202 716393

Email: dorset@alzheimers.org.uk



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