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Elderly woman found ‘lost and confused’ in Leyland park

Worden Park on a frosty morning Pic: Tim Watts Police have returned an elderly woman to her care home after finding her ‘lost and confused in her slippers’ in Leyland’s Worden Park. This morning (Tuesday 25 January), a concerned […]

4 months ago
How a new memory box scheme is helping people in Preston with dementia

Age Concern Central Lancashire dementia service user with a memory box Preston charity Age Concern Central Lancashire has launched a memory box initiative to help people with dementia. The boxes will be used at the charity’s Dementia Day Care Centres in […]

12 months ago
Preston woman runs 200km to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Katrina celebrating at the end of one of her runs. A woman from Preston has completed a 200km challenge called Running Down Dementia. Katrina Taylor covered the distance from Preston to Coventry over 50 days to raise money for Alzheimer’s […]

2 years ago
Baxi Heating smashes fundraising target for Alzheimer’s Society

Colleagues with a cheque from a golf day that raised 4,250 Euro for The Alzheimer's Society of Ireland Baxi Heating raffled, ran, cycled, dressed up, washed cars, held golf days and even held a circus to raise over £60,000 for Alzheimer’s Society. The colleagues at the company smashed […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Sporting Memories helping Preston people living with dementia and loneliness

Sporting Memories participants at PNE's home Deepdale Stadium A programme that uses the power of sport to support older people living with dementia, depression or loneliness is starting at Deepdale. Sporting Memories sessions will take place weekly at […]

2 years ago
Leyland woman crowdfunding to help people with dementia

A Leyland woman has created an experience to provide joy and smiles to those living with dementia. Emily Tyler is behind the ‘A Good Day’ project, which uses gift boxes […]

2 years ago
Phyllis the robotic cat is improving the lives of people with dementia

Staff at a centre for people with dementia have found the purr-fect way to support people who use the service.  Thanks to the Rotary Club of South Ribble, the Leyland […]

3 years ago
Dementia cafe volunteers who help bring memories back for those with the disease need more people to help with sessions

One of the reminiscence sessions in action Pic: Harris A team of dedicated volunteers are looking for more to join them as they help dementia sufferers to make memories. The Harris Museum and Art Gallery runs Harris Reminiscence Sessions […]

3 years ago
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