Dementia & Age Friendly Golf Sessions Launching in the Red Rose County.

As part of the UKRI Healthy Ageing Challenge, we are continuing our expansion of dementia & age friendly golf venues further across the UK, venturing into the red rose county of Lancashire. We are happy to announce that in partnership with Chorley Council, Duxbury park golf course in Chorley will be our next new ageContinue reading “Dementia & Age Friendly Golf Sessions Launching in the Red Rose County.”

Dementia Action Week at Golf in Society

Dementia Action Week 2022 is an awareness raising campaign. Each year, Alzheimer’s Society work with individuals and organisations across the UK to encourage people to ‘act on dementia’. This year’s campaign is focused on the theme of diagnosis. Life doesn’t stop at a diagnosis, there is still so much to enjoy! Since our launch inContinue reading “Dementia Action Week at Golf in Society”

Dementia Friendly Golf Sessions to Launch in Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire & Derbyshire.

As part of the UKRI Healthy Ageing Challenge, we are expanding our dementia friendly golf venues further across the UK. Launching at Newark Golf Club UK on the Nottinghamshire/Lincolnshire border on the 28th of April. Followed by Alfreton Golf Club on the 9th of May We will be offering FREE TASTER SESSIONS for people livingContinue reading “Dementia Friendly Golf Sessions to Launch in Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire & Derbyshire.”

Dementia Friendly Golf Sessions to Launch in Sheffield

As part of the UKRI Healthy Ageing Challenge, we are expanding our dementia friendly golf venues further across the UK. Firstly launching at Hillsborough Golf Club UK in Sheffield on the 26th of April. We will be offering FREE TASTER SESSIONS every Tuesday between 10am – 3pm, for people living with diagnosis; Dementia, Parkinson’s disease,Continue reading “Dementia Friendly Golf Sessions to Launch in Sheffield”

Golf In Society Beats The Big Freeze

In a week that saw the country come to a halt because of freezing conditions and a sprinkling of snow it was heartening to know that two of our three golf sessions went ahead. The snow got the better of us in Glasgow but we came back strongly in Harrogate with a bumper turnout ofContinue reading “Golf In Society Beats The Big Freeze”

Dementia-Friendly Golf Sessions Put Fun At The “Fore”

Here’s a lovely guest blog from the Alzheimer’s Society following a recent visit to see the special work we’re doing to support families living with dementia. Recently, Programme Partnerships Officer Steven McFadyen visited people with dementia who enjoy playing sport and being active together. He is looking to support leisure centres, gyms and sports clubsContinue reading “Dementia-Friendly Golf Sessions Put Fun At The “Fore””

Dementia & Golf Research Released By University of Lincoln

In a week when the whole world is focussed on taking action to support families living with dementia and finding a cure for this devastating disease, it seems fitting to share with you an excellent dementia research project produced by students from the University of Lincoln. In partnership with Golf In Society, Lincoln Golf CentreContinue reading “Dementia & Golf Research Released By University of Lincoln”

Early Diagnosis is the Key to Living Well with Dementia

Whilst the headline is pretty obvious – the reality is that we’re struggling to get people diagnosed early enough. Too often the early signs of dementia go unnoticed. It’s so important the we all become aware of changes in behaviour amongst our loved ones. A lot of people think dementia is about becoming more forgetfulContinue reading “Early Diagnosis is the Key to Living Well with Dementia”

Dementia Poem of the Day

Remember these words when helping people with dementia – You’ll be amazed at the difference it will make to them and their lives. I CAN STILL SMELL THE FLOWERS I CAN STILL COMMUNICATE I CAN STILL MAKE DECISIONS I CAN STILL WASH MY FACE I CAN STILL SING I CAN STILL MOVE MY BODY YOUContinue reading “Dementia Poem of the Day”

The Devastation of Dementia Diagnosis

Can you imagine how much easier living with dementia would be if there were more services available to families touched by dementia? Just consider this for a moment – tomorrow you receive a call to say that a member of your family has been diagnosed with dementia. What would you do? How would you feel? Who could youContinue reading “The Devastation of Dementia Diagnosis”