LAOIS ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY: Laois Alzheimer’s Society Resource Centre at 47 Main Street in Portlaoise town is open Monday to Friday from 9am until 5pm. Laois Alzheimer Society is a Homecare Service for Laois people who are living with Dementia. We look after the day to day needs of people and assist in making life more enjoyable for their families.
We would like to thank everyone who supported our Church Gate Collection recently held in Mountrath. Your support is very much appreciated.
Social Club: We have our Social Club on the 11th October at 2.30pm until 4.30pm in the Resource Centre, 47 Main Street, Portlaoise 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.
Family Carers Support Group: The next group meeting will be on Wednesday 17th October at 7.30pm-9pm in the Resource Centre, 47 Main Street, Portlaoise. The support group provide an opportunity to meet others in a similar situation, to access information and practical advice in a supportive environment. Free to family members affected by dementia and memory issues.
Mobile Information Service: We had a very successful week with the Mobile Information Unit in various places throughout Laois and wish to thank everybody who allowed us park at their premises and thank the public for calling in and hope that everybody got any information they needed from us and remember you can contact Ann for any more info you may need. We are on Main Street Portlaoise and come along to our support group where you will meet other families that have a loved one with dementia and you can talk to them.
For any information on dementia contact Ann Munnelly on (057) 8663398 or (086) 8372168 Homecare Coordinator, 47 Main Street, Portlaoise Co. Laois R32 VRX8 or by email.