Laois Branch

c/o Laois Alzheimer's Society Resource Centre, 47 Main Street, Portloaise, Co. Laois R32 VRX8

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Frances McCormack, The Chairperson

Please contact Frances McCormack if you would like to get involved in the Branch, volunteer, help in Fundraising or any media queries.

Overview

The Laois Branch of The Alzheimer Society of Ireland plays an integral part in helping achieve our mission to meet the needs of those affected by Dementia in the Laois community.

Our branch members are dedicated and committed volunteers who engage in fundraising activities throughout the year and to help increase awareness of dementia across Laois.

Laois Alzheimer’s Society Resource Centre at 47 Main Street Portlaoise is open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm and all welcome to call in for further information on our services.

For any information on these dementia services, can contact Ann Munnelly, Home Care Co-ordinator on 057 866 3398/086 8372168.

Please contact Frances McCormack if you would like to get involved in the Branch, volunteer, help in Fundraising or any media queries.

Laois Carers Support Group:
Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every month between 7.30pm and 9pm.

Laois Alzheimer Society of Ireland Resource Centre, 47 Main Street Portlaoise.

The support groups provide an opportunity to meet others in a similar situation, to access information and practical advice in supportive environment. Free to family members affected by dementia and memory issues.
More Info: Contact Ann Munnelly on 057 866 3398/086 8372163
https://alzheimer.ie/location/laois-carers-support-group/

Laois Social Club on Tour
Social Clubs are held at different locations across County Laois on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month.
Contact Ann Munnelly for exact location and times on 057 866 3398/086 83721.

Our Social Clubs are for people with Dementia and their carer’s. This is a very relaxed informal event where activities, fun and chat can be shared over a cup of tea. If you are in the area please join us. All welcome.
https://alzheimer.ie/location/portlaoise-social-club/

Special Projects

Tea Day 2nd May 2019:

This May 2nd Alzheimer’s Tea Day will celebrate 25 year of supporting the 55,000 people living with dementia in Ireland so if you can support by joining one of our tea day events in Laois.

  • Parish Centre between 10am – 12.30pm (Stradbally Road, Portlaoise, R32 FH67)
  • Portarlington Further Education Centre between 1.30-2.40 pm (12 Bracklone Street, Portarlington R32 FX49)
  • Ballard Lodge at 3pm (Borris Road, Portlaoise, R32 YW82)
  • People First Credit Union, James Fintan Lawlor Ave, Portlaoise, 11am-12noon
  • Hawthorn Bar, Patrick Street, Portarlington,between 10.30am – 12.30

For any information on dementia contact Ann Munnelly on 057 866 3398/086 8372168
Home-care Coordinator 47 Main Street, Portlaoise, Co Laois R32 VRX8
Email laois.branch@alzheimer.ie 

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