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Living With Dementia

While dementia can have a profound effect on a person’s daily life and that of those around them, it is possible to live well with dementia. Find helpful tips to help reduce the risks of dementia and information about dementia care.

John tees off living well with dementia

John tees off

 John has been social his entire life and this often involved playing a round of golf with clients and business associates when he worked in the travel industry. “When I worked in travel being social was important and I have always enjoyed a day of golfing with clients and friends,”
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Ian Gladstone living with dementia

Living well with dementia with Ian Gladstone

Fifteen years ago, Ian Gladstone was diagnosed with early-onset semantic dementia, a type of Frontotemporal dementia which amongst other symptoms affects people’s word finding and communication skills. Following his diagnosis, Ian has become an advocate for living well with dementia, sharing his knowledge with communities across Australia. Ian’s esteemed resume
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3 tips for caring for someone with dementia

Dementia can change a person’s life in all aspects including relationships with friends, families and loved ones. Everyone can experience dementia differently. There can be changes in memory, behaviour feelings and personality. For family members and caregivers, it can be a challenging and stressful task to support someone who is
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ach golf event to raise money for younger onset dementia

Teeing off on younger onset dementia

A new golf group at West Beach is part of an innovative project that aims to transform the way services for people with younger onset dementia are delivered in South Australia. The weekly golf group kicked off in November with help from an ACH Group Foundation grant and support from
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Dementia: you are not alone

September is Dementia Awareness Month and Lenore says the theme - ‘you are not alone’
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