It’s OK to talk… World Suicide Prevention Day. The most recent statistics reveal that in Ireland approximately 80% of all deaths by suicide are male.
Did you hear the one about the Irishman? You probably heard the tasteless joke and you may have laughed or you may have cringed. But did you know that the older Irish community in Britain face all the challenges older people face as well as the discrimination their peers face from Black and Minority (BME) groups?
Leeds Irish Health & Homes and His Excellency the Ambassador of Ireland, Adrian O’Neill proudly present our first Annual Fundraising Dinner Dance for dementia at Leeds Irish Centre on Saturday 6th October 2018. Get your tickets here
From time to time we may have walked into a room and forgotten why or what we were looking for or perhaps we have had times we can’t remember an event as clearly as we like and we know how frustrating that can be. Imagine then people who are diagnosed with memory loss and dementia and the frustrations they must feel doing the simplest of tasks or recalling their lives in any detail.
Testimony from LIHH Facebook follower and tea dancer!
"A big thank you for a lovely afternoon yesterday
Today I witnessed Care, Culture and Community in action