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Dementia Action Week - 21st -27th May

Dementia Action Week - 21st -27th May


City Centre


21 May 2018-27 May 2018



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The highlight of the wide-ranging programme organised by Wolverhampton Dementia Action Alliance is an information and advice morning at the Bob Jones Community Hub on Tuesday 22 May from 10am-12.30pm, at which people can find out more about the services available to people living with dementia in the City of Wolverhampton. 

People can become Dementia Friends – and better understand issues facing people living with dementia – by attending a free Dementia Friends training session at the Grand Theatre on Tuesday 22 May from 2.15pm-3.30pm, while the Alzheimer's Society will be raising awareness among commuters at Wolverhampton railway station on the same day from 4pm to 5.30pm.

Special Walking for Health walks and exercise classes in the Easyline gym will be taking place at Wednesfield Community Hub, Well Lane, on Thursday 24 May from 10am-3pm, while Memory Matters will be meeting shoppers at Sainsbury's St Marks on the same day from 10am-2pm to raise awareness of memory concerns and share tips about living better with a diagnosis of dementia.​

Wolverhampton Police and the City of Wolverhampton Council's Trading Standards team will be raising awareness of scams – and how people can prevent themselves from falling victim to them – at HSBC in Queen Square on Monday 21 May from 11am-2pm and Waitrose, Penn Road, on Friday 25 May from 10.30am-3pm. The Trading Standards Team will also be on hand at Age UK, Darlington Street, on Tuesday 22 May from 1pm-3pm.​

St Aiden's Church on Mount Road in Penn is holding two events to mark Dementia Action Week – a Beetle Drive on Friday 25 May from 2pm-4pm and a Posh Afternoon Tea on Saturday 26 May from 2pm-5pm – while the Church of the Epiphany in Oxley is holding a dementia friendly service on Sunday 27 May starting at 10.45am.​​

Meanwhile, Light House Cinema on Fryer Street is offering carers and the person they care for discounted tickets to see the films Edie and That Good Night between 25 May and 31 May, with tickets priced at just £2.50.


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