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Jimmy and Cathie: life story books

Who wouldn’t like to have a well written and illustrated account of their life? As part of the ongoing life story project, here at the Seagrove centre we offer reminiscence sessions during which the journalist Rosalind Gibb works with individual members recalling their life stories from birth to date. These stories are then captured in… Continue reading Jimmy and Cathie: life story books

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Useful Resources

    According to Alzheimer’s Research UK, Dementia is not a disease in itself. Dementia is a word used to describe a group of symptoms that occur when brain cells stop working properly. There are different types of Dementia: Vascular, Frontotemporal, with Lewy Bodies, Alzheimer’s disease. Sometimes, different forms can occur together.   Photo: The Prime Minister Officer (Licensed under… Continue reading Useful Resources

Seagrove Centre

Roll of Honour

  We have been fortunate in having the support of many individuals and businesses, and this is our opportunity to give a public thanks… City of Edinburgh Council – Main funders Dunedin Canmore – Property, Equipment and furnishings, Ongoing support Edinburgh International Conference Centre Staff – Time, Effort and Resources for various celebrations and putting… Continue reading Roll of Honour

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Our brand new Flyer: “Living with early onset dementia”

Hello folks, back in December we announced the launch of our early onset dementia service here at Seagrove. Now we have just got a brand new flyer (Early onset service pdf), and we are handing it out in Edinburgh. Here we have got a digital version of the flyer, and we would greatly appreciate if you could… Continue reading Our brand new Flyer: “Living with early onset dementia”

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Donations, Updates

We have got it! The Leith Benevolent Association Award!

NEDC is a charity, and as such applications for fundings are an important way to try to gain sustenance for the running of the service. Sometimes we are unsuccessfully, and sometimes we nail it. This time we need to celebrate: we have been awarded £2000 from the Leith Benevolent Association to use for our daily activities with… Continue reading We have got it! The Leith Benevolent Association Award!

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Seagrove is Growing: Early Onset Service

Alongside our core service we now offer an early onset service. The service is for people with dementia and less than 65 years old. It is based at the centre, however the various activities will mainly take place outside/at other venues, e.g. swimming, golf, help with computing, attendance of day classes etc. If you are… Continue reading Seagrove is Growing: Early Onset Service