Alzheimer Society stresses need for social interraction

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland has told Letterkenny Town Council that a lot can be done to provide a positive environment for people with dementia.

Following from a debate in the chamber last month on the prospect of designating Letterkenny as a "Dementia Friendly Town", the society stressed the need for social interaction for people with dementia

Des Mulligan is the society's North West Regional Manager, he says there's evidence to show that the more people interact with others, the slower the progress of dementia..........

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