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My mother’s dementia

The second Hackney Dementia Festival takes place next month. Patricia Sanders writes here about her mother’s dementia. My mother began developing the signs of dementia seven years ago, shortly after my father died. My family all dismissed it as something minor, but I wished we hadn’t. If we had noticed… Read More

Hackney’s thriving lunch clubs

Is it lunchtime yet? Hackney has a range of thriving lunch clubs that provide healthy and nutritious meals for just a small fee. They also run social activities such as playing cards, mahjong and dominoes as well as local outings and summer day trips. Please phone to check details. Lunch… Read More

Hackney Dementia Festival

Thursday 16 May – Wednesday 29 May 2019 Events and activities for people with dementia, their families and friends. Dementia Festival 2019, celebrating Dementia Action Week and the continued involvement of people living with dementia in arts, culture and sport. Most of the events are free. For further information about… Read More

OPRG annual event

OPRG Annual Event – 10.00 am to 3.00pm 9th April, Clapton Girls Academy, Laura Place, E5 0RB The City & Hackney Older Peoples Reference Group’s ANNUAL EVENT, which this year is taking place at : Clapton Girls Academy, Laura Pl, Clapton, London E5 0RB As we are providing a hot… Read More

Resilience after a stroke

“Getting out of the house and meeting new people in the same situation is very important,” Ivy Powell Recovery from a stroke is a slow process, but never give up. Recently I have wondered about getting a mobility scooter. If I want to go to the shops I have to… Read More

Spotlight on Hoxton Health

Better health in later life If you have an open mind, Hoxton Health is the place for you. Hoxton Health specialises in low cost complementary wellbeing services for the over 50s. Treatments at the St Leonard’s Clinic include osteopathy, acupuncture, aromatherapy massage, homeopathy, herbal medicine, foot clinic, reflexology, craniosacral therapy… Read More