Welcome Back Kevin Dixon!

KingsCare’s Kingsteignton Memory Cafe recently hosted an engaging and insightful event featuring Kevin Dixon, who shared an intriguing talk on the origins of local place names.

The gathering, held at the United Reformed Church Hall in Kingsteignton, offered attendees a chance to delve into the history of their surroundings while fostering a warm sense of community.

Kevin Dixon, known for his captivating presentations, delivered a fascinating talk enriched with a slideshow, unraveling the stories behind the names of nearby places.

Attendees were not only captivated but also gained a deeper understanding of the area’s heritage.

The event’s atmosphere was further enhanced by the delightful offerings of homemade cake and tea, fostering an ambiance of fellowship and shared enjoyment.

As members indulged in these treats, conversations flourished, creating bonds among participants.

Adding an element of fun and mental stimulation, a quiz on travel and another on General Knowledge added a lively touch to the gathering.

Participants eagerly participated, showcasing their knowledge and adding an element of friendly competition to the event.

The Memory Cafe, a recurring event, is a beacon of support for those affected by dementia.

It takes place on the second Tuesday of every month from 2 pm to 4 pm.

Hosted at the United Reformed Church Hall in Kingsteignton, it offers a safe and welcoming space for individuals and their caregivers to connect, share experiences, and partake in engaging activities.

For those seeking guidance or information on caring for a loved one living with dementia, Jackie Milan, the contact person, can be reached at 07557 275324 or via email at Jackie.milan@nhs.net.

Her expertise and support provide valuable resources for families navigating the challenges of dementia care.

The Kingsteignton Memory Cafe continues to serve as a hub for education, connection, and support within the community, fostering an environment where shared experiences and learning thrive, leaving attendees eagerly anticipating the next insightful gathering.