Billingham Legacy Foundation have agreed to help subsidise the cost of venue hire for our Billingham Activity and Carer Support groups
A short story dictated by a lady living with dementia following a game of Beetle
We are over the moon to share the news that Tees Valley Community Foundation have awarded us funding to deliver a pilot programme of training for carers of people living with dementia.
On Wednesday 4th May, Trish and Beth delivered our first themed Musical Memories Singing Circle performing some of the greatest songs from the 1960s.
On Wednesday 2nd and Wednesday 16th February, care home and club singer Caitlin Black came along to Grays Road Institute to entertain, joke, share stories and lead singalongs for our Singing Circle – in person and online.
On Friday 25th February, we supported the second public, dementia-friendly Community Picnic Cinema screening at Grays Road Institute in Grangefield.
On Friday 28th January, Young At Heart ULO supported the first public, dementia-friendly Community Picnic Cinema screening at Grays Road Institute in Grangefield.
In Our Shoes is a user-led Dementia Carers Peer Support Group that has been running for over a decade. Carers often become isolated through no fault of their own and face obstacles when trying to have honest conversations and get honest answers to their questions when addressing professionals. We deliver a regular peer support group for carers of people living with dementia at all stages, to bring them together to share information, ideas, their reality and their experiences with others.
Julie from Just Yoga is hosting a Christmas Day Yoga class raising money for Young At Heart ULO.
As part of Young At Heart ULO’s commitment to encourage and promote opportunities for self-reflection, our members and volunteers are offered the opportunity to write a letter to their past, present or future self on a regular basis.