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Exeter Medical Society (Exeter MEDSOC) support for EDAA

Exeter Medical Society (Exeter Medsoc) is a student led society at the University of Exeter, that support medical students in the first three years of university. As a society they like to support local charities/community groups to give back to help the … Continue reading

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Facing up to dementia

Exeter City Council has revealed how it is helping those with dementia access its services.  

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Former Exeter teacher continues to educate pupils after Alzheimer’s and dementia diagnosis

By Anita Merritt  |  Devonlive.com   A former school teacher is continuing to educate pupils, despite being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia four years ago. Barrie Carless was a games and history teacher in Exeter for 37 years, and was … Continue reading

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Private Eye cartoonist Tony Husband supporting Exeter Dementia Action Allliance

Award winning Private Eye Cartoonist Tony Husband is coming to Exeter to support the Exeter Dementia Action Alliance (EDAA) with their invaluable community work. EDAA and their committed member Stephens Scown LLP are hosting an afternoon tea event on Thursday … Continue reading

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Meet Gina Awad the Devon dementia-friendly champion

By Western Morning News  |  Posted: May 18, 2017 Thousands of Dementia Friends in the South West are making life a little easier for people who are living with the disease by providing dementia friendly support. Nationally there are 1.9 … Continue reading

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We are uniting for Dementia … Dementia Awareness Week, 14-20 May

The Alzheimer’s Society is asking everyone across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to unite against dementia.  Dementia is set to be the 21st century’s biggest killer. But awareness and understanding remains low and many families are facing it alone. During Dementia Awareness … Continue reading

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EDAA Lead Gina Awad recognised at national Dementia Friendly Awards 2016

  Exeter’s Gina Awad has been recognised for her “remarkable” efforts to make life better for people with dementia at Alzheimer’s Society’s 2016 Dementia Friendly Awards. The national awards celebrate organisations, communities and individuals making outstanding contributions towards improving the … Continue reading

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Exeter City Council backs plans to make Exeter a Dementia Friendly City

Exeter City Council has joined a rapidly growing movement to make Exeter a Dementia Friendly Community. The City Council has formerly announced that it is now a member of the Exeter Dementia Action Alliance (EDAA). It joins over 50 organisations … Continue reading

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Exeter City Football Club Dementia Match Day

What a fabulous afternoon we had at Exeter City Football Club last weekend for our dementia-focused match day. Grateful thanks to the Club, Supporters Trust and Exeter City Football in the Community. We would like to thank our super group of … Continue reading

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Exeter Dementia Action Alliance shortlisted in Exeter Community awards 2016

The Exeter Dementia Action Alliance were delighted to be shortlisted at the Exeter Community awards 2016 in the category of ‘Friendly Community Together’. Ann McCauley, wife of Dan who lives with Dementia and resides at Green Tree Court care home … Continue reading

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