SHOPPERS will get the chance to learn more about dementia when a roadshow pays a visit to a supermarket.

The Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Community Roadshow will visit Tesco Extra at Dragonville in Durham on Thursday (May 1) and Friday (May 2).

It aims to promote awareness and understanding of the condition, which affects 30,000 people in the North-East alone.

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No appointment is needed; anybody can call in and take advantage of the charity’s experts, who will be offering free information and advice and promoting the benefits of early diagnosis.