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Charlie Ratchford Resource Centre

Purpose-built Camden Council resource centre for Camden residents aged 60+.

Activities include:

  • lunches and daily freshly cooked breakfast
  • pottery, drama, crafts, bingo, 
  • chair-based exercise
  • photoshop brain gym memory group
  • computers - open access or learning with a turoer
  • Greek Cypriot older women's group
  • and many more activities
Address:
Belmont Street, London, NW1 8HF
Umbrella org:
London Borough of Camden
Contact name:
Lesley Rowe
Job title:
Manager
Telephone:
020 7485 2968
Fax:
020 7267 2341
Opening times:
Mon-Fri 9am-4pm.
Who is it for:
60 years and older
Charges:
please contact centre for details
Sector:
Public

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For some people later in their life the cells in the brain that are related to mental ability become damaged, causing a gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember. When this happens it is referred to as dementia. Dementia is a non-specific illness syndrome (set of signs and symptoms) in which affected areas of cognition may be memory, attention, language, and problem solving.
There are many different exercise classes available for the over 50's in the local area.These are easily accessible and other classes such as yoga and Tai-Chi can also be benefitial.