Activities For People Living With Memory Loss

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Whatever reason you or a person you care for may be living with memory loss, there are low/no cost activities and groups near Cambridge that you can join.

Cambridge – Dementia Cafe at TLC Cambridge Manor Care Home

Cambridge Manor Care Home host this free bi-monthly support group for anyone who is living with dementia or supporting someone who is. Go along to enjoy a cup of tea, talk and exchange knowledge, ideas and experiences. To find out more email [email protected] or call 01223 633 940. Find out more here.

Cambridge – Forever United Yesterday and Today

Cambridge United Foundation run this monthly session at the Abbey Stadium for people living with dementia and their carers. They deliver sports talks, discuss sporting trivia and explore memorabilia. The sessions are free and run on the last Wednesday of every month from 1:45pm – 3.45pm. For details email [email protected] or phone 01223 632129. Find out more here.

Cambridge – Memory Café at TLC Cherry Hinton Care Home

Cherry Hinton Care Home host this free bi-monthly support group for those living with dementia and their carers. Activities include sing-along sessions, talks, presentations and afternoon tea. To find out more email [email protected] or call 01223 816168. Find out more here.

Cambridge – Memory Café at Trumpington Pavilion

This monthly Memory Café is organised by St Mary and St Michael Church and held at The Pavilion in Trumpington. It’s a space where people with varying forms of memory loss can support each other and have fun. For more information call 01223 840268.

Cambridgeshire Libraries

Cambridgeshire Libraries has resources to support people living with dementia, their families, friends and carers – including memory boxes, dementia-friendly puzzles & games, books and reading lists. If you are a library member, you can borrow these resources on your library card – find out more about what is available here. It is easy to join the library online or by popping in to your local library.

Girton – Memory Café

Co-ordinated by the Cambridge-South Rotary Club, the Girton Memory Café is a friendly gathering of people living with memory loss and their carers. Held in Girton but not just for local residents, find out more here.

Histon & Impington – HI Friends Forget-Me-Not Luncheon Club 

This friendly group meets regularly for chat, support and a delicious lunch. Held in Histon and Impington but not just for local residents, find out more here.

Histon & Impington – HI Friends Forget-Me-Not Journey Support Group

This support group is for those living with memory loss and those who journey with them. Held in Histon & Impington but not just for local residents, find out more here.

Histon & Impington – HI Friends Rec Monday Club Memory & Coordination

Delivered in partnership with PosAbility, this sociable fitness class is for people living with memory loss whilst providing time out for their carers. Held in Histon & Impington but not just for local residents, find out more here.

Histon & Impington – HI Memories

A group that meets for coffee to share memories, make new friends and meet old ones. Held in Histon & Impington but not just for local residents, find out more here.

Histon & Impington – Memory Notes, Singing for Heart and Soul and Memory

More information to follow – find out more here.

How to contact

Where to go

Cambridge Manor Care Home
Milton Road
Cambridge CB4 1UZ
UK

Cherry Hinton Care Home
369 Cherry Hinton Rd Cambridge CB1 8DB

Abbey Stadium
Newmarket Road
Cambridge CB5 8LN
UK

Community Hall
St Vincents Close
Girton
Cambridge
CB3 0PE

Saint Andrew's Centre
School Hill
Histon
Cambridge
CB24 9JE
UK

The Salvation Army
Impington Lane
Impington
Cambridge
UK

Histon & Impington Recreation Ground
30 New Rd
Impington
Cambridge CB24 9EL
UK

Histon Smokehouse
The Green
Histon
Cambridge
UK

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