Salceda de Caselas, february
New care center for Afaga Alzheimer dementia in Salceda de Caselas
The aim of the center is to develop a broad structure of activities and offer services for all users diagnosed with some type of neurodegenerative dementia.
At the new Afaga Alzheimer therapeutic center located in Salceda de Caselas, Juan Carlos Rodríguez his president, received a visit from the mayor Loli Castiñeira and the councilor for social welfare, Gela Ledo.
After a tour of the new facilities, located in the old Vendanova school, Juan Carlos Rodríguez explained the workshops aimed at all residents and users with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia neurodegenerative and also for their family-caregivers, who will be carried out there.
The objective is to develop a broad structure of activities and offer information services, training, legal advice, personal assistance, psychological and therapeutic support, said the president of Afaga Alzheimer, who highlighted the well-attended workshops on the prevention of cognitive deterioration such as CultivaMente that is They will offer from March.
The new Afaga Alzheimer Salceda de Caselas therapeutic center has magnificent facilities. In its large outdoor patio there is an orchard area and two covered spaces to store the material and carry out activities; Inside it has heating, internet, and a sufficiently suitable site to carry out activities with maximum security against Covid-19.
The Association of Relatives of Alzheimer’s and other dementias patients in Galicia, with more than twenty-five years of service, today serves more than 700 associated users, of which 75% are women, who are in charge of their close ones with and Without a diagnosis of any type of dementia, it has a wide range of workshops in more than 11 points distributed in the southern part of the Province of Pontevedra.