Social Activities

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Jan Sambrook 07771 982903

Jeannette Mason 07980 650643 Jenny Miles 07794 247111

Dementiaactionmarlow@gmail.com

Dementia Action for Marlow

An unincorporated volunteer group specifically set up for those people who are living with dementia and their carers. The aim of the group is to:

  • provide support and facilitate social interaction by making regular contact, and arranging small ‘café gatherings’.

  • enable friendships between those in similar situations. 

  • provide a voice to improve the information, pathways, help and support available.

 

A friendly, supportive circle has been formed of those living with dementia and their carers. When guidelines permit we meet in small groups in a hall, or at an accommodating local Garden Centre. We welcome anyone who would like to meet up with us. We are flexible and adaptable and we will try and accommodate whatever comes our way. Please get in touch if you would like to know more about DAM.

Mind For You

Mind For You offer holidays for those with living with dementia. On the holidays are staff to help take care of those living with dementia. They also offer Zoom sessions for £10 a session and a range of free Activity packs online which can be downloaded and printed.

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01509 351008

 
 
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01492 463364

Bucks Mind

They run two services for older adults with dementia, provide support, fun, companionship and stimulating activities in a friendly environment.   Park Club, Chesham, Tuesday-Thursday 9.30 am – 2.15 pm. Pippin Club, Prestwood, Monday 9.30 am – 2.15 pm.

Marlow Age Concern

A day centre for people suffering from social isolation.

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01628 482883

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Friday Club at Liston Hall

Chapel Street, Marlow, SL7 1DD

The Club provides a friendly day out for all those over 70 who are seeking company. Transport available.

01628 472558

Buckinghamshire's Older Person's Action Group

Secretary Pat Robson

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Their website has some good information and links. Marlow Bottom has an active group and meet on the last Tuesday of every month at the Methodist Church. They have regular special outings.

01628 440816

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Singing for the Brain

Singing for the Brain brings people together in a friendly, fun and social environment. Virtual Singing can be accessed by computer, tablet or phone. Call 07712 692467 or 07713 390714 for details of the three sessions each Monday, 10-11, 11.30-12.30, 15.00-16.00.

07712 692467 /  07713 390714

Regal Cinema, Henley

2 Baroma Way, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2BZ

Monthly daytime dementia-friendly screenings. Tickets are at a reduced price, including free tea and coffee for 30 minutes beforehand, for a chance to socialise.

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0871 902 5747

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01442 780541

The Silver Singers

This group is able to continue face to face during lockdown, as they meet in a large space, The Elgiva Theatre, St Mary’s Way, Chesham, HP5 1HR. Older adults are welcome, including anyone living with dementia. The choir aims to connect people through music and singing, particularly anyone socially isolated. Mondays, 11-12. Call or email to book your place.