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Did you hear the one about the Irishman? by Dr Mary Tilki

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?

Annual Charity Dinner Dance : Saturday 6th October 2018

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

TimeSlips and our memories fade but then..

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.

Painting along with Nancy-O

Our painting group enjoyed an al-fresco feel moment today as they took to the garden to sharpen up the lead and sketch some of the foilage and wildlife. Barbara said ‘it is like being on retreat; you just lose yourself in the moment’. Most of the group …

Saying Goodbye to Sara our CARA Network Coordinator

Sadly today we are saying farewell to Sara our friendly CARA Network Co-ordinator. Sara has been a part of LIHH for three years, making friendships and connecting people back into the wider community. She has built up the CARA friendship network, linki …

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