Laois Alzheimer’s Society News

Laois Alzheimer’s Society News

Laois Alzheimer’s Society


Laois Alzheimer’s Society Resource Centre at 47 Main Street Portlaoise is open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.


Our next Social Club is Thursday 12th March 2020 at 2.30-3.30pm in Ballard Lodge for people with Dementia and their carers’. This is a very relaxed informal event where we can chat over a cup of tea. If you are in the area please join us. All welcome.

Laois Alzheimer’s Society Support Group


Our next Support Group is on Wednesday 18th March 2020 at 7.30- 9pm in Resource Centre, Portlaoise.  The support groups provide an opportunity to meet others in a similar situation, to access information and practical advice in supportive environment.  Free to family members affected by dementia and memory issues. It is a great place to talk to others that are affected also in a private setting and a break from caring for the hour or so.


Laois Alzheimer’s are offering a week’s respite care to people who have a dementia diagnosis in Waterman’s Lodge Care Centre, Ballina/Killaloe, Co Tipperary.  Their specialist overnight respite centre offers stimulation and activity to the person with dementia in a safe, friendly environment and respite from caring for the caregiver. You do not have to be availing of homecare services to apply. To access respite care please contact Ann on 057 866 3398/086 8372168 Places are limited so get in touch with us.

Laois Alzheimer’s Society Social Club


For any information on dementia contact Ann Munnelly on 057 866 3398/086 8372168

Home-care Coordinator 47 Main Street, Portlaoise, Co Laois R32 VRX8