England – £90,000 grant helps Wiltshire people cope with Alzheimer’s


England - £90,000 grant helps Wiltshire people cope with Alzheimer's

(by Alison Phillips, Gazette & Herald, July 19, 2019)

MORE than 600 people affected by dementia and their families will be helped to overcome social isolation, thanks to a grant of £90,000 from Wiltshire Freemasons.

This week members of the Freemasons have been visiting groups run by Alzheimers Support across the county, to see exactly how their money will help meet the costs of more than 40 community groups, including singing, art, exercise, and gardening groups, set up under the charity’s Creating Connections programme. The programme aims to help provide meaningful activities to participants, helping them to retain skills and spark friendships.

The groups deliver therapeutic benefits to those with dementia, and also offer a chance to…

 

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England - £90,000 grant helps Wiltshire people cope with Alzheimer's
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