The Dominican Sisters have expanded a nationwide initiative which offers information and support to people with dementia and their families, with the launch of the 13th Alzheimer Cafe on Thursday this week.
Fair City star Rose Henderson, whose father has Alzheimer’s, launched the newest Alzheimer Cafe in Santa Sabina House on the grounds of the Dominican Campus, situated on the Navan Road, Dublin.
The cafe offers information and support with an opportunity to socialise in an informal environment. They are also attended by healthcare professionals and are combined with a presentation on an issue relating to dementia.
The new Alzheimer Cafe on the Navan Road will run on the first Thursday of every month from 7 to 9pm. It is free of charge. Alzheimer Cafes are located in Dublin, Kildare, Sligo, Wexford, Tipperary, Cork, Carlow, Kilkenny, Meath and Wicklow.