Social event to take place today for those suffering from dementia

A social afternoon for those suffering from dementia, and their carers, is taking place this evening .

Hosted by Ard na Greine Nursing Home, Enniscrone, it’s aimed at those who previously attended a recent information evening but is open to all.

Mabel George is from the nursing home and says there is a stigma surrounding dementia sufferers.

The event is free to attend and is taking place in the Ocean Sands Hotel on Wednesday, today March 4th from 3pm to 6pm.

Speaking to Ocean FM News, she says the event is very much a social one as it can be difficult for some to get and about like they used to: