This September, thousands of walkers will take to their local parks, seafronts and streets to raise vital funds and awareness for the Alzheimer’s Society. “Memory Walk” is the society’s flagship fundraiser and is a great opportunity for care homes


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This September, thousands of walkers will take to their local parks, seafronts and streets to raise vital funds and awareness for the Alzheimer’s Society. ‘Memory Walk’ is the society’s flagship fundraiser and is a great opportunity for care homes to get together staff, residents and friends to have fun, raise money and fight dementia every step of the way.

The Somerset Care Group has participated in Memory Walk for the past few years and decided to get involved because of its work with a large number of people living with dementia, both in its residential homes and in the community. Somerset Care organised a series of events throughout September 2008, raising more than £2,000 for people living with dementia in the local area.Jane Lynch, dementia care specialist at Somerset Care, said Somerset Care recognised the impact that a diagnosis of dementia could have on the individuals concerned and their families.

‘We are delighted to support Alzheimer’s Society through Memory Walks, to enable them to





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