Young onset dementia events

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Upcoming young onset related events include   

A Young Onset Dementia workshop for dementia care professionals is taking place at Wigan Town Hall on 7 May, 9.30am-1.00pm.  Find out more about young onset services in the north west and help to shape support.  For more information click here.

Connie's Colander is a play about Connie, who starts to experience signs of Alzheimer's disease at the age of 63 and her daughter Emily.  Human Story Theatre is taking the play on a 36-date national tour of libraries from 9 May to 27 June 2019.  An important feature of their performances is the accompanying Q&A after each show which feature local experts either from relevant organisations and people with lived experience.  Human Story Theatre is looking for speakers to take part in their post-show Q&As.  If you are interested in finding out more, click here or email Gaye Poole gaye@humanstorytheatre.com

Book launch event and talk on Friday 17 May from 6.30pm onwards at Waterstones, Canterbury, CT1 2SJ with Keith Oliver, author of Dear Alzheimer's - A Diary of Living with Dementia.  Keith was diagnosed at the age of 55.  Find out more here

Lewy Body Support Group on Tuesday 28 May 2019 at 6th floor, Wellcome Trust, Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE between 10:30am to 2:00pm (meeting will start at 11:00).  For more information click here or contact Claire Waddington c.waddington@ucl.ac.uk

A Young Onset Dementia Workshop for people living with dementia and their families is taking place on Saturday 8 June, 10.00am-2.00pm at the St James Centre Poolstock, Wigan.  Find out more and book your place at this free event here.

Buckinghamshire Mind has relaunched Care in Mind, a service to help those diagnosed with young onset dementia and their family members.  Care in Mind is a six week course, that is available free of charge across Buckinghamshire, funded by HEETV.  The course will create a safe space for people with young onset to meet others with the diagnosis and share experiences, enhance their self-esteem, increase social contact and build a sense of purpose back in their lives. Contact Lizzie Dick on 07944 309414 or lizzie.dick@bucksmind.org.uk

FREE three day Dementia carers support courses for young onset dementia family members / carers are being run by Dementia Carers Count in Edgbaston in June.  Find out more on their website here or an article about the courses here.

Dementia Pathfinders run a two day course, Approaching an Unthinkable Future: Understanding the support needs of people living with young onset dementia.  For full details, visit their website.  Courses will be taking place in Birmingham, Cardiff, London and Wolverhampton throughout the year. 

The Huntington's Disease Association run certified training courses for professionals and bespoke training sessions to educate people about the condition.  Find out more here

If you would like us to share information about any young onset related event, please email us. 

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