LAOIS ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY: Laois Alzheimer’s Society Resource Centre at 47 Main Street Portlaoise is open Mondays to Fridays from 9am to 5pm. We have the new Cookbook on sale A Taste to Remember in our Resource Centre with beautiful recipes and stories, that would make an ideal Christmas – Gift €20 also Christmas Cards for sale €8.50 per pack of 12. We would like to thank Tesco Management and staff and Iceland Management and staff for allowing us into their stores for Memory Ribbon Day Thursday 22nd November and thanks to everyone who support us on the day. We have our last Social Club of the year on the Thursday 13th December from 2.30pm to 4pm in Ballard Lodge Nursing Home, Borris Road, Portaoise for people with Dementia and their carers. This is a very relaxed informal event where activities, fun and chat can be shared over a cup of tea. For any information on dementia contact Ann Munnelly on (057) 8663398 or (086) 8372168, Homecare Coordinator, 47 Main Street, Portlaoise, County Laois, R32 VRX8 or send an email to online.

KILKENNY ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY: Kilkenny Alzheimer’s Day Care Centre Carer’s Support Group meets on Tuesday 4th December from 3pm to 4.30pm at The Village Day Centre (behind the Village Inn Pub). Information and support for past/present carers of people with Alzheimer’s/Dementia. Everyone welcome. Drop in to group or for more information call (056) 7771230.