LAOIS ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY: Laois Alzheimerโ€™s Society Resource Centre at 47 Main Street Portlaoise is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. We are back on tour this month; we are having our Social Club on the 11th of April from 2.30pm until 4pm in Ballard Lodge Nursing Home, Borris Road, 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. If you are in the area please join us. All welcome.
The Raheen Vintage Club will host a Vintage Road Run on Sunday 14th April in aid of Laois Alzheimerโ€™s Society. The run will commence from Colt GAA pitch, Raheen. Registration will start from 11am with departing at 12.30pm sharp. We are aiming to be back in Eamon Aโ€™Chnoic for 3pm. Registration Fee of โ‚ฌ20 per vehicle and we will have donation buckets out on the day. We will also have a raffle on the day to raise more funds. For more information contact Chris (087) 7691972 Chairman, or Eddie (085) 7648090 Secretary of Raheen Vintage Club.
The Support Group is on Wednesday 17th April from 7.30pm to 9pm in The Resource Centre, Portlaoise. The support groups provide an opportunity to meet others in a similar situation, to access information and practical advice in supportive environment. Free to family members affected by dementia and memory issues. For information on dementia contact Ann Munnelly on (057) 8663398 or (086) 8372168 Homecare Coordinator, 47 Main Street, Portlaoise R32 VRX8. Email: laois.branch@alzheimer.ie

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