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Published at 12:21pm 11th December 2018. (Updated at 12:39pm 11th December 2018)

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Local home care company has been celebrating Elf Day to raise awareness of dementia with the Alzheimers Society. 

The annual Elf Day event, which is part of a national campaign, has been celebrated at the headquarters of Home Instead near Ripley

Elf Day at Home Instead near Ripley 2
Elf Day at Home Instead near Ripley 2

Staff dressed as elves, hosted a raffle and celebrated Christmas with community activity for elderly people in the Harrogate, Ripon and Thirsk areas. 

Elf Day is an Alzheimers Society initiative aiming to raise awareness and knowledge of dementia, and how best to support those around us. 

£172 was raised by the team which will go to the Alzheimers Society. 

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Beth Parsons from Stray FM's Health and Wellbeing show spoke to the Home Instead Team and the Alzheimers Society about Elf Day and their Christmas activities:

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