The Hedon Women’s Group meets on the first Tuesday of the month, 1.30pm – 3pm at the Holderness Grange Lifestyle Village on Draper’s Lane, Hedon.
For further information, please contact the Alzheimer’s Society, Hull & East Riding office in Beverley on 01482 211255 (office open for enquiries Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm).
Facts about dementia from the Alzheimer’s Society:
Dementia describes different brain disorders that trigger a loss of brain function. These conditions are all usually progressive and eventually severe. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia, affecting 62% of those diagnosed.
Symptoms of dementia include memory loss, confusion and problems with speech and understanding. Dementia is a terminal condition.
There are 800,000 people with dementia in the UK with numbers set to rise to over 1 million by 2021. This will soar to 1.7 million by 2050.