Other Support and Services
There are a range of other services, in addition to those provided by The Alzheimer Society of Ireland, which can provide support and assistance to you and your family.
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The Rainbow Café is specifically for older LGBT+ persons, proactive allies, and healthcare professionals supporting older persons.
The space is dementia-inclusive and those living with dementia, along with family carers and supporters, are encouraged to attend and will be assisted to do so in any way possible.
Alone is a national organisation that enables older people to age at home as well as providing befriending services, advice, assistive technology and support
South Meath Social Economy (SMSE) provides a household maintenance/repair/cleaning and gardening service to the over 60s and people with disabilities in Co Meath
Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Meath. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.
The Seniors Alert Scheme provides grant support for the supply of equipment to enable older people without sufficient means to continue to live securely in their homes. The scheme, which is run by Pobal, replaced the Scheme of Community Support for Older People in May 2010. The grant assistance is made available through community and voluntary groups registered with Pobal.
The Memory Technology Resource Room has assistive technology products on display. People with memory difficulties and their carers will have an opportunity to see a range products and how they work. You can also access expert advice about assistive technology.
Please note that memory clinic referrals are available to all age groups, however a GP / Consultant referral is necessary for assessment.