The Living with Memory Loss program is designed specifically for people in the early stages of dementia who want to share their experiences or feelings with others in the same situation. Participants are able to bring a carer, family member or friend with them if they like. The program provides accurate information about brain function and focuses on ways to help maintain a person’s abilities as well as offering practical strategies for living with dementia. Participants must have a diagnosis of dementia or be accompanying a person with a diagnosis. Suitable for carers, family members and friends of people with dementia.
Content covered includes: Symptoms and diagnosis; Adapting to change; Research and new drug treatments; Practical strategies for everyday living; Relationships with family and friends; Looking after yourself ; Planning for the future; Community services; and Where to from here? Cost: Free (funded by the Australian Government)
Venue: Rockhampton – register to obtain details
Phone: 1800 588 699
Organisation: Alzheimers Australia