Family overwhelmed with kind donations

THE Caughey family is “overwhelmed” after donations raised through their Alzheimer’s ‘Memory Walk’ held in Newtownbutler back in September raised over £9,232.  The extended Caughey family took to the roads in order to raise essential funds in tribute to their beloved mother and grandmother Rosaleen, who was diagnosed with dementia.  Speaking to the Herald, Rosaleen’s […]

Life goes on, says man diagnosed with dementia at 53

A LISBELLAW man has spoken out about his experience of living with dementia. Davy McElhinney was diagnosed with dementia aged 53 and said that the diagnosis came as a surprise. Mr McElhinney who formerly worked as a chef was speaking to BBC Sunday Sequence about how his diagnosis came about and how he has lived […]

Mother inspiration for Margaret to go the extra mile!

  LISNASKEA woman, Margaret Collins, will go the ‘extra mile’ this month, in memory of her late mother as she takes on the ‘Run for Dementia’ challenge in support of those most vulnerable.  “Alzheimer’s ruined my mum’s retirement and she deserved so much better, that thought spurred me to do this challenge”, explained Margaret.  “Now […]

Cassie saddles up for 200-mile charity cycle challenge

FINAL year nursing student Cassie Mohan certainly went the ‘extra mile’ over lockdown as the 22-year-old cycled over 200 miles as part of the ‘Cycle for Dementia challenge.’ Speaking to the Herald, Cassie who has currently raised over £700 so far said, “This charity means a lot to me, my late granny suffered Alzheimer’s disease […]