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Advice for families on coping with dementia at Christmas

Gina has been invited by Devon and Cornwall based solicitors, Stephens Scown, to offer advice for families on coping with dementia at Christmas. Her post can be viewed at:- https://www.stephens-scown.co.uk/family/insync/advice-families-coping-dementia-christmas/

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EDAA attend EMG Symphony Orchestra’s 50th Anniversary

On Friday 3rd November, the Exeter Dementia Action Alliance (EDAA) were invited to be a part of the EMG Symphony Orchestra’s 50th Anniversary as their selected community group for the retiring collection. Gina Awad from EDAA says “What an honour … Continue reading

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Over £4,300 raised at The Muddifords Cheese Run

The Muddifords Cheese Run was such an enormous success bringing the local community together to enjoy some exercise and the fun day at Muddifords Court on Sunday 8th October. The day was to raise funds and awareness for the Exeter … Continue reading

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‘Living better with Dementia’

Please click below for last Saturday’s ‘Living better with Dementia’ radio show. Guests included Dementia Champion and inspirational Marathon runner having clocked up 54 in the last 6 year’s all over the world. Her grandmother living with dementia. Her father died 2 … Continue reading

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The Epitome of Dementia friendly communities…

September is World Alzheimer’s month and Gina Awad leads the Exeter Dementia Action Alliance. Gina explains…. “World Alzheimer’s Month is the international campaign every September to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. World Alzheimer’s Month was launched … Continue reading

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Dementia show on Phonic FM

Laura Walker from Memory Matters South West and Moments Cafe & Hub Plymouth talks to Gina Awad on her ‘Living better with dementia’ radio show on Phonic FM… http://www.memorymatterssw.co.uk/news/ items/our-story-on-phonic-fm-with-gina-awad

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Gratitude to Green Tree Court for supporting us at their second Summer Fete ..

A fantastic total of £1,200 was raised through the event, the Exeter Dementia Action Alliance being one of two organisations to benefit from this. http://www.lexiconhealthcare.com/2017-summer-fete-opened-by-tv-presenter-steve-rider/

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Dementia Friendly Awards 2017: Last year’s winner, Gina Awad one year on

Gina was asked to write a guest blog for the Alzheimer’s Society one year on from winning her national award, here’s what she has to say … Dementia Friendly Awards 2017: Last year’s winner, one year on

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Why support EDAA on the Muddifords Cheese Run

Find out more on why Nicky Baker of Muddifords Court chooses to support EDAA on the Muddifords Cheese Fun Run and why dementia is so close to her heart … https://www.theexeterdaily.co.uk/news/local-news-charities/take-part-fun-run-difference-support-work-exeter-dementia-action-alliance  

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Exeter audience moved to tears by Private Eye cartoonist’s memories of his dad’s dementia

Exeter audience moved to tears by Private Eye cartoonist memories dads dementia We wanted to share with you all the article below from Thursdays very successful event which featured Cartoonist, Tony Husband with the Exeter audience moved to tears by … Continue reading

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