LAOIS ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY: The Society would like to thank Nuala, Christopher and all at McGreals Pharmacy, everyone that supported the coffee morning in any way. We are delighted to get some much support and everyone was very happy chatting in such a lovely friendly place, and sure we nearly took over the chemist so thanks to Killian McGreal for allowing us to use your chemist. Thanks to John Davis from Chef’s Corner, Theresa Colgan and Theresa O’Reilly for beautiful home cooking. Such a spread was really appreciated. Total raised €746 so a big thank you to everyone.
The Resource Centre at 47 Main St, Portlaoise will be open from Monday 30th July. 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 hold Social Clubs on the second and fourth Thursday of every month from 2.30pm to 4.30pm for people with Dementia and their carers. This is a relaxed informal event where activities, fun & chat can be shared over a cup of tea.
Our Family Support Club is held on the third Wednesday of every month between 7.30pm and 9pm in the Resource Centre. The support groups for family carers to get together. Share their stories, get advice and give support to others in a similar situation. During the month of August due to a lot of people on holidays Support Group and Social Clubs will not be held till September. For any information on dementia contact Ann Munnelly on (057) 8663398 or (086) 8372168 or by email.