This year remember the 44,000 people with Alzheimer’s disease by hanging special christmas tree memory ribbons in their honour. This new campaign offers wonderful ways to keep important memories alive. Firstly by remembering a loved one with Alzheimer’s; and secondly by making a vital donation to ensure that Alzheimer’s services are there to help affected families when they need it. The Christmas memory ribbon has […]

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Launch Christmas Memory Ribbon Campaign

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Be Independent Home Care continue their series of Wellness presentations when they present to the Howth Bridging the Gap Group in St Columbanus Hall, Main Street Howth on the 14th of November 2011. Bridging the Gap are a group of fifteen voluntary workers, in the community of Howth and Sutton. Their role is to foster a greater sense of belonging and care amongst the elderly […]

14th of November 2011: Bridging the Gap Howth and Be Independent Home Care

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The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) is a large-scale, nationally representative study of people aged 50 and over in Ireland. It is the most ambitious study of ageing ever carried out in Ireland and represents a step-change in terms of data, knowledge and understanding of ageing with which to inform policy and novel research. More than 8,000 people aged 50 and over accepted the […]

October 2011: Results from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Aging (Tilda)

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Be Independent Home Care continued their series of Wellness presentations when they presented to the Howth Active Retirement Association in St Columbanus Hall, Main Street Howth on the 24th of October at 11am. The presentation was really well received by the enthusiastic group and covered a variety of Health & Wellness topics such as Exercise, Diet and Stress Management. Be Independent Home Care were delighted […]

24th of October 2011: Howth Active Retirement Group and Be Independent Home Care

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The Irish Times reports that according to the Alzheimer Society of Ireland waiting lists for dementia services have increased by 20 per cent in the last year. Demand for respite, day and home care services has risen as a result of changing demographics and more elderly people developing the illness. In 2009, demand for services increased by a third in a single year.   In […]

18th October 2011:Dementia waiting lists up by 20% in the last year Alzheimer Society of Ireland

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Following a very well received presentation on Wellness to the Malahide Ladies Club members, Be Independent Home Care have now been invited to present to the Howth Active Retirement Assosciation. This presentation is due to take place in St Columbanus Hall, Main Street Howth on the 24th of October at 11am.   The presentation which will cover a variety of Health & Wellness topics will […]

October 2011: Howth Active Retirement Association Wellness Seminar

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