Awareness Week event to be held in Burnham-On-Sea
special event to coincide with Dementia Awareness Week is set
to take place at Burnham-On-Sea's Princess Theatre.
Wednesday (May 18th), between 10am-3pm, there will be craft and
information stalls set up in the theatre, as well as refreshments.
1.30pm, campaigner Myra Cox, pictured above, will give a special
talk about the condition.
key themes will be positive, highlighting how people can live
well with the condition and still have a fulfilling life.
"We intend to promote the fact that dementia is not a natural
part of ageing, dementia is caused by diseases of the brain,"
"Also, dementia is not just about losing your memory, it's
possible to live well with dementia, and there's much more to
a person than just dementia."
event will be raising money and awareness for the Alzheimer's
Society, who are leading the fight against dementia.