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"Living Memories" memory trigger resources

We are using high quality archive film to create memory trigger resources on DVD which help elderly people, particularly those with dementia and other age-related memory disorders, to engage with the past to make a better life of the present. Read more ...


Launceston Healthwise Exercise Club, affiliated to the British Heart Foundation

A weekly exercise group for all, particularly catering for patients with long term conditions and their carers. Read more ...


Circles of Care

This project aims to link peoples' circles of care - the informal and statutory support networks that people use - enabling individuals and their carers to connect with the people and services they need, when they need them by using today's ubiquitous technologies (web, mobile and digital TV) to help people live independently. Read more ...

DiSC CIC was selected as a semi-finalist in the national Ageing Well Challenge Prize.

Our Circles of Care project was shortlisted from an initial group of hundreds of projects.

The Challenge, run by Nesta, the UK's innovation foundation, and funded by the Cabinet Office aims to identify new innovations that can reduce the isolation and/or increase the mobility of vulnerable older people by providing new opportunities for communities to come together to give time, skills and resources.

 

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How an iPod Can Fight Alzheimer’s and Dementia http://t.co/ppXk5noUa7 via @thedailybeast
New documentary about value of music for those with dementia."Alive Inside" Official Trailer 1 (2014) - Alzheime…: http://t.co/aJU9wFznkG

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Healthwise

Heartwise Plus Support Group

Join our British Heart Foundation affiliated Heart Support Group open to anyone with any kind of heart condition as well as their partners and families.

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Localgiving

We are working with Localgiving, the online charitable giving platform, to help fund our Living Memories Dementia project.

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DiSC Projects

Our projects are all about connecting people, connecting communities and connecting care, with a particular focus on the challenges of ageing.

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Read the latest news from DiSC and find out about forthcoming events. Also see selected health news from around the world.

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