2008 Relay to Remember In aid of South Tipperary

Alzheimer Society of Ireland

The event will be held on Saturday 23rd August 2008 and will run over 24 hours. It is a Guinness World Record™ attempt. We are attempting to set a new world record for the most participants to run in a 100m relay race in 24 hours. It is hoped that we will have between 1500 and 2000 participants in this event and all participants will be issued with a sponsorship card. This is a fun event and is open to all ages from toddlers to pensioners. The event will be run under strict guidelines as set out by Guinness World Records ™.

A special account has been set up in the Bank of Ireland Clonmel, (Ac No. 906005 91054142) and all cheques should be crossed and made payable to “2008 Relay”. All cheques and correspondence should be forwarded to:

 

2008 Relay, c/o MGM Kapital, Main Street, Fethard, Co. Tipperary. For all queries you can contact our dedicated 2008 Relay to Remember phone: 087 7760351

Venue: Dr. Pat O’Callaghan
Sports Complex
Cashel Road
Clonmel
Co Tipperary
Date: Saturday 23rd August 2008
(Midnight to Midnight)

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is the leading provider of dementia-specific services including a  range of services for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, their families and carers living in South Tipp. The services operate using the philosophy of person centred care - where the person with dementia and their carer is placed at the centre of the care service, respecting the rights of the person with dementia, so that they are actively involved in making any decisions about their care.   Contact: Catherine Bartells on (052) 827 30 for further details.

Home Care Service: The home care service

assigns a trained dementia care worker to provide support and care in a person’s residence for a designated number of hours per week.

Carer Support Group: This network of carers supporting carers provides a vital opportunity to discuss situations and share experiences in a safe and open environment.

The Alzheimer National Helpline: This is a confidential, free phone listening service which provides information, support,

guidance and   referrals to appropriate services and organisations.  The helpline operates weekdays from 10am to 4pm on 1 800 341 341;

E: info@alzheimer.ie; www.alzheimer.ie