Colyton and Colyford Memory Cafe continues to grow

Enjoying tea and a chat at the memory cafe. Picture: SUBMITTED

Enjoying tea and a chat at the memory cafe. Picture: SUBMITTED - Credit: Archant

Help and support is on offer for people with dementia and their families

Colyton, Colyford and District Memory Café welcomed more new members to its May meeting.

Also joining the group this month was local Dementia Support Worker, Rachel Kidd.

She was there to meet and keep in touch with families who may be seeking advice or support for living with the condition.

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Bob Whitell posed the questions for a quiz called ‘Down Memory Lane’. It was about all forms of entertainment and showbiz personalities through the 40s, 50s and 60s.

The Memory Café welcomes anyone looking for company, a change of scene and some interesting activity to keep body and brain active.

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Its volunteers are trained Dementia Friends, able to talk through the challenges of living with dementia and also ready to put people in touch with agencies who can offer expert advice and support.

Transport for Colyton and Colyford residents is available through LINK community transport service 0300 123 3345. For more information, ring Sue Whitell 01297 599477.

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