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Free morning of talks on dementia and living well

Age UK Barnet extends an invite to all over 50s to learn more about memory and living well with dementia

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Age UK Barnet are holding a morning of free talks and information with a focus on memory and living well with dementia on Monday 4th December at The Ann Owens Centre, Oak Lane, East Finchley N2 8LT.

This Living Well in Barnet event is aimed at people worried about their memories or people living with dementia and their carers.

The morning will feature talks from Professor Catherine Loveday on why nostalgia is good for our brain; Nikki Zimmermann from the Dementia Research Centre exploring rare forms of dementia; Moise Roche University Of London talking about improving dementia care for Black communities and a poetry reading from former carer Karin De Novellis.

The morning will also feature information stalls from local organisations.

Entry is free and all over 50s are welcome. Refreshments will be available.

Living Well in Barnet
Monday 4th December 2023 – 10am-12.30pm
The Ann Owens Centre, Oak Lane, East Finchley N2 8LT
To register, contact Fiona Cronin on 0208 629 0269 or email [email protected]


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