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.
There are also programs for people with younger onset dementia (diagnosis of dementia before the age of 65 years).
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
- Where to from here
Cost: Free (funded by the Australian Government)
Suitable for: Carers, family members and friends of people with dementia
To Register: Call 1800 588 699 or email firstname.lastname@example.org