What is walking tennis?

Rebecca WeareActivities, Dementia Action Week

Walking tennis is fun!  The Kingsbridge Park Community Tennis group held a walking tennis session during Dementia Action Week and we went along to find out what it is all about. The tennis is good fun and inclusive, the rules are easy (make them up as you go along!), double bounces are allowed, and because it is played on a … Read More

Dementia Action Week 2018 – A piece of cake!

Rebecca WeareDementia Action Week, Raising awareness

We concluded Dementia Action Week 2018 by launching our regular coffee afternoon at the Age Concern Building in Kingsbridge.  Wherever we went during Dementia Action Week we invited people to join us on Friday afternoon. Bev of Bev’s Cakes in Kingsbridge created this beautiful and delicious cake for us.  She included hexagons on the corners to represent how dementia awareness … Read More

Dementia Action Week 2018

Rebecca WeareDementia Action Week

We held a number of events during Dementia Action Week, a week when The Alzheimer’s Society invite individuals and organisations to commit to an action large or small to help raise awareness of dementia and support people living with dementia to live well.  We wanted to reach out to different parts of our community, our volunteers held several dementia friends … Read More

Creating Dementia Friends at The High Nature Centre

Rebecca WeareDementia Action Week, Dementia Friends Information Session

To start Dementia Action Week 2018 Rebecca Weare and Beccy Bristow were invited to give a dementia friends information session at The High Nature Centre in East Portlemouth as part of their community day. The High Nature Centre is a 5 acre small holding which aims to bring together visitors attracted to the area for it’s natural beauty, with local … Read More