Talking Dementia: FREE event for those living with dementia and their families

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A free event created by Milton Keynes City Council will bring together more than a dozen local organisations with residents who have dementia and their families and carers.

‘Talking Dementia’ will be held at The Church of Christ the Cornerstone on Wednesday 26 June (drop in between 10:00am – 12:00pm) and will provide opportunities for local people to speak with professionals. The FREE event will be open to all MK residents plus their friends and family who want to learn more.

Representatives from a wide range of companies, charities and organisations including Milton Keynes University Hospital (MKUH), Alzheimer’s Society, Age UK, Specialist Memory Service and Carers MK be on hand to answer questions and provide information. 

Teams from the City Council will also be in attendance such as the Community Alarm service who provide year-round support for vulnerable adults at risk of a fall or other home emergency. 

There is parking close to The Church of Christ the Cornerstone and light refreshments will be available throughout the event for all guests.

In England, it is estimated that around 676,000 people have dementia.  To find out more about local support for people living with dementia and their families, including specialist dementia nurses called Admiral Nurses and the Dementia Information and Support Service (DISS), please visit the city council’s dedicated webpage.