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"Living Memories" memory trigger resources

At www.living-memories.net 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.

 

Work of Isle of Wight Alzheimer Cafés highlighted at regional conference http://t.co/n6413OA9Su via @sharethis
Charlie Kaufman writing Steve Carell vehicle about curing dementia http://t.co/eqpbir6vYk
The Father five-star review – a savagely honest study of dementia http://t.co/brlQUwgXl0
Using archive film as reminiscence resources for dementia patients http://t.co/hV2hJs9GYz
RT @telmenow_UK: @memorytriggers We've been reading a lot about this type of work. Seems like a straight forward and effective supplement t…

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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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Latest News

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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