Grow­ing nu­mers of de­men­tia friends

Harefield Gazette - - OPINION - MICHAEL WHITE Fundrais­ing Events Of­fi­cer Epilepsy Ac­tion PHILIPPA TREE De­men­tia Friends Re­gional Sup­port Of­fi­cer, Lon­don Alzheimer’s So­ci­ety

bake-off and judge your friends’ cre­ations.

Ev­ery­one who reg­is­ters to hold a Na­tional Tea and Cake Break will re­ceive a free pack burst­ing with hints, tips and tools to get their event off to a sweet start.

To register for a free tea break fundrais­ing pack, visit epilepsy.org. uk/teabreak or call the fundrais­ing events team on 0113 210 8824.

Our char­ity sup­ports the 600,000 peo­ple liv­ing with epilepsy in the UK. WE now have 72,000 De­men­tia Friends across Lon­don – that’s one for ev­ery per­son liv­ing with de­men­tia in the cap­i­tal.

Since it launched in 2013, De­men­tia Friends has be­come the big­gest ever so­cial ac­tion move­ment to change per­cep­tions of the con­di­tion.

But we need even more peo­ple to be­come de­men­tia friendly if we are to put an end to the un­ac­cept­able stigma peo­ple liv­ing with the con­di­tion face ev­ery day. I urge your read­ers to visit de­men­ti­afriends.org.uk and be­come a De­men­tia Friend to­day.

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