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Dementia Awareness Week

by prestwichfocus on 10 May, 2016

Dementia Awareness Week is 15-21 May 2016 and a number of events have been organised across Bury:

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Monday 16 May
Dementia Friendly Swimming
Castle Leisure Centre, Bolton Street
12.00pm – 1.00pm
Clarence Park, Walmersley Road
1.30pm – 2.30pm
A series of slow and steady strength and balance exercises. For further information call John on 07972 732 848
Dementia Friends Session
Millercare, Bolton Road, BL8 2AH
2.00pm – 3.00pm
Learn more about what it is like to live with dementia and turn understanding into action. To book phone 0161 761 0099

Tuesday 17 May
Singing for the Brain
Parkhill’s Community Centre
10.00am – 12.00pm
Dementia Friends Session
Ashton Lodge, Ramsbottom
11.00am – 12.00pm
Phone 07972 732 848 to book a place
Singing for the Brain
Harry Whitehead Court, Lowes Road
13.30pm – 3.30pm

Wednesday 18 May
Piece of Mind Cafe
The Green, Clarence Park, Walmersley Road
10.00am – 4.00pm
Wednesday 18 May
Friendly Faces
Radcliffe Borough Football
Club, Stainton Park, Pilkington Rd 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Tackling isolation amongst older people. For further information email

Thursday 19 May
Carers Support Group
Carers Centre, Silver Street
11.00am – 1.00pm
Email or phone 0161 763 4867
Dementia Friends Session
Hamilton House,
off Walmersley Road 11.00am – 12.00pm Phone 07972 732 848

Friday 20 May
Musical Melodies with Making Space
White eld Fire Station, Bury New Road
2.00pm – 4.00pm
Musical Memories and Reminis-sing
Manna House, Irwell Street 10.00am – 12.00pm
East Lancashire Railway Reminiscence Steam Train Journey
Contact Fiona at and inclde ELR in the subject line.

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