Memory Wellness & Dementia Awareness Information Evening

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Dr Mary Buckley Consultant Geriatrician, University Hospital Kerry formally launching the upcoming Memory Wellness & Dementia Awareness information evening on Thursday, the 16th May in The Listowel Arms Hotel. Dementia Inclusive Listowel Interagency Group in collaboration with the HSE are organising this free event for the public.

Our keynote speaker on the night will be Dr. Antoinette O’Connor. Dr. Antoinette is a graduate of UCC medical school who completed a PhD at University College London focused her research on investigating accessible biomarkers of Alzhmeimer’s disease with a particular focus on early disease detection. She also completed a clinical fellowship on neurodegenerative diseases at Tallaght University Hospital where she is currently working as a consultant neurologist.

There will be a panel of experts covering topics such as enduring power of attorney and Fair Deal in addition to a variety of community supports and information stands. If you are interested in learning how to keep your memory well or are living with someone who suffers from memory difficulties please register or enquire about the event log by logging onto
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/memory-wellness-information-event-tickets-860788982017 or call Deirdre on 087-1880808

Pictured L-R: Sergent Steven Kelly, Aine Hutchenson – Dementia Stand Together campaign, Joan Flavin – Listowel Business Community Alliance, Trish Stack – Nurse with The Fuchsia Centre, Tom Pierse – Director Ard Churam, Dr. Mary Buckley – Consultant Geriatrician UHK, Mike Moriarty – Director Ard Churam, Dolores McElligott, HSE, Deirdre Kearin, HSE & Jason Harte – Garda.