Dundee Dementia Resource Centre
- Day care (Wednesday - Saturday)
- Information (Resource Library)
- Dcafe - Dundee Resource Centre, 9 Morgan Street, Dundee, DD4 6QE. Held every Monday - 10.30am-12.30pm
- Dcafe - St Aidan's Centre, 408 Brook Street, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD3 7JW. Held last Tuesday of the month - 10.30am-12.30pm
- Dcafe - St Mary's Community Church, St Kilda Road, St Mary's, Dundee. Held 2nd Thursday of the month - 2.00pm-3.30pm
- Brenda Stewart, Service Manager
- Alzheimer Scotland, 9 Morgan Street, Dundee, DD4 6QE
- 01382 210200
- [email protected]
Dundee Dementia Resource Centre Newsletter
Watch the digital stories…
Trained as a solicitor, Aileen turns her memory to good use recalling family stories. Speculating as to whether stress and Alzheimer’s are linked, she nevertheless tries to make the most of life, like her mother and grandmother before her.
His sense of humour is undiminished as Alex looks back at various incidents in his life, laughs at the tricks his memory plays now at the Bookies and the shops and looks forward to the future.
Bill’s love of sports (especially football), travel and keeping busy and happy memories of army service in Korea nevertheless lead him to conclude that home is the best place to be.
Bubbly, attractive and vivacious, Etta has lived life to the full, driving interesting cars, running amusement arcades and travelling around the world. For as long as she can remember, she has always loved food, although these days it’s harder to remember what she likes.
Gerry reflects on art, the links between art and humanity, and the meaning of art in his life, As he struggles to take in his diagnosis of dementia, Gerry appreciates the care and kindness at the centre, and being with others in the same boat – and knows that art and music will keep him connected to the world.
Once a popular and confident speaker, loss of the ability to speak easily has been one of the worst aspects of dementia for Rob. Now, laughing and smiling, he reflects that a world without a memory can still be a happy one.
Strong and healthy as a young man, Wallace has always loved sport and being outside. His loss of vision has meant that he has had to find other ways to exercise, but he still manages to keep fit – and positive.
There was never much question about what Wendy would do for a career. From her earliest days, caring came naturally to her and she was determined to work to the highest standards, despite the parsimonious attitude of private care home managers. Nowadays, working in the voluntary sector, Wendy continues to care for people with dignity and respect, while feeling valued and respected herself.