LAOIS ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY: Laois Alzheimer’s Society Resource Centre at 47 Main Street Portlaoise R32 VRX8 is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. Our next Social Club is on Thursday the 23rd of January from 2pm to 4pm in Abbeyleix Hospital, Abbeyleix, Co Laois R32 FV52 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. If you are in the area please join us. All welcome.
Laois Alzheimer’s are offering a week’s respite care to people who have a dementia diagnosis in Waterman’s Lodge Care Centre, Ballina/Killaloe, Co Tipperary. Their specialist overnight respite centre offers stimulation and activity to the person with dementia in a safe, friendly environment and respite from caring for the caregiver. You do not have to be availing of homecare services to apply. To access respite care please contact Ann on 057 866 3398/086 8372168 Places are limited so get in touch with us. For more information on dementia contact Ann Munnelly on (057) 8663398 or (086) 8372168 Homecare Co-ordinator, Portlaoise or to laois.branch@alzheimer.ie by email.

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