Prestwick’s Memory Walk

Prestwick’s Memory Walk

With just over a week to go, please register for Prestwick’s Memory Walk today! Alzheimer Scotland is delighted to bring the 2017 Memory Walk Series to Prestwick – working with their event sponsors Iceland and media partner The Sunday Post. Join us to make...
September is World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

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 in 2012. World Alzheimer’s Day is on 21 September each year. 2 out of...
Finding Hope For Younger People With Dementia

Finding Hope For Younger People With Dementia

Written by Tommy Boyd. Sometimes it feels like everyone in Prestwick knows my mum. To some she’s the friendly hairdresser who always did her best to fit you in at the last minute. To others she’s the wee runner spotted among the early morning dog-walkers, pounding the...
We’re One Year Old!

We’re One Year Old!

Dementia Friendly Prestwick celebrated its first birthday on 4 June 2017 so it’s an ideal opportunity to reflect on the last year and the progress which has been made in such a short time. Dementia Friendly Prestwick aims to support people with dementia, and their...
Video update

Video update

Some of the students from our Dragon’s Den event Take a look at some of the things we’ve been up to. Play the video below to hear from our Michelle Miller about what a dementia friendly community means, and how we’ve reached this spot, at not quite a...
Twiddle Mitts!

Twiddle Mitts!

Did you know that learning another language can delay effects of dementia and trigger memories, as well as being great fun! This 10 week programme of culture, cuisine and music starts on Friday 18 November, 11.30am-1pm including lunch, in Prestwick Community...