Dementia Week in the East

From Monday 19 to Saturday 24 September, the East district will be dedicated to Dementia Week. There are many activities, all free and everyone is welcome.

Various organizations in the East organize meetings and activities this week. To draw attention to dementia, but also to offer people with dementia and (onset) memory problems and their relatives relaxation and a fun experience.

The theme ‘On the road together’

This year’s theme is ‘Together on the road’. That is why there is extra attention to cooperation with residents with and without dementia. In Oost you can enjoy lunch meetings this week, delve into your memory, experience nature and art, dance to and listen to music and enjoy a good meal while enjoying the music. Everyone is welcome. All activities are free. Are you coming too?

Congress ‘on the way’

On Tuesday 20 September from 16 – 19, Odensehuis together with OLVG and ZGAO organizes a closed conference in the Indian quarter on dementia among elderly migrants. All kinds of professionals, volunteers and residents are invited to this, including voluntary organizations with a migration background.


Lunch meeting of Assadaaka Community

Monday 19 September and Friday 23 September from From 12:00 to 15:00, Assadaaka organizes community lunch meetings for anyone dealing with dementia. For people who become forgetful and feel lonely and for anyone with relatives with dementia or forgetfulness.

  • Time: 12.00 to 15.00
  • Location: Councilor Verheijhal 1st floor
  • Organization: Assadaaka

Activities in connection with World Alzheimer’s Day and Dementia Week

Monday, September 19

A memory walk, a memory class with music and preventive information by a dementia case manager

  • Time: 13:00 to 16:00
  • Location: Kramatsalon, Kramatplantsoen 101 F
  • Registration: send an email to or call (06) 46 62 45 63
  • Organisation: Civic

Together on the road through Odensehuis and Dynamo

Monday, September 19

  • Time: 18.00 to 20.30
  • Location: Service point Brinkhuis, Landbouwstraat 63
  • Organisation: Dynamo

Congress ‘on the way’

Tuesday, September 20

  • Time: 16.00 to 19.00
  • Location: Meevaart, Balistraat 48 A
  • Registration: Participants in the conference are personally invited. The number of places is limited. If you have comments or questions, please contact Michelle van Iersel or call (06) 38 51 19 07
  • Organisation: Odensehuis

art experience

Wednesday 21 September

Mieke Marx gives a unique interactive art lecture. Art stimulates the brain: it activates your thinking and it can strengthen your emotional life.

  • Time: 18.30
  • Location: De Buitenhof, Nieuw Herlaer 2
  • Sign up: free
  • Organisation: Odensehuis

dance palace

Thursday, September 22

Dance to hits from the last century.

  • Time: 14.00
  • Location: Neighboring room Haveneiland, Ed Pelsterpark

Eat together (after the music experience)

Friday, September 23

You are welcome to have a bite to eat at Resto van Harte after the Odense Jazz Band’s performance (starts at 3.30 p.m.). A 3-course meal costs 7 euros or 4 euros with a city pass. With the additional city pass, you can now also take someone to dinner for free.

  • Time: 15.30 to 20.00
  • Location: Plaza District Office East, Oranje-Vrijstaatplein 2
  • Registration: via the website: or call the reservation line: 0900 900 3030.
  • Organisation: Odensehuis

Music experience

Friday, September 23

Before the concert, you will be offered a snack and a drink. After the concert, there will be a reception in the company of district manager Flora Breemer.

  • Time: 15.30
  • Location: Plaza District Office East, Oranje-Vrijstaatplein 2
  • Registration: via the website: or call the reservation line: 0900 900 3030.
  • Organisation: Odensehuis

More information

More information about living with dementia can be found at:

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