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Sharing the news of a dementia diagnosis might seem daunting. It can be hard to know how to broach such significant news, and you might be concerned about how people will react. https://hellocaremail.com.au/tell-people-dementia-diagnosis/...
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The National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) has for the past four decades been bringing research to life to improve health outcomes and aged care practice as well as to guide policy to invest in solutions for positive ageing for Australia’s...
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Reminiscence is recognised as an important and therapeutic part of ageing. Through recalling past events, reminiscence encourages older adults to communicate and interact in a connective social activity. Using a range of historical photographs and objects as trigger points for...
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Connections is a free activity for people living with dementia and their carers. Based on the National Gallery of Australia’s Art and Alzheimer’s program, Connections is run by trained gallery facilitators in a welcoming, flexible and fully accessible environment. https://www.facebook.com/events/213972999345100/  ...
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Humankind aims to support people living with chronic illness and their loved ones to achieve positive and respectful relationships. https://www.humankind-relationships.com.au/...
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The Chronic Illness Alliance has provided a directory of support groups for various chronic conditions in Victoria. This is useful if you are seeking support, or want to become involved in a support group. You may be able to find...
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Listing and functions of carer support groups https://www.dementia.org.au/services/carer-support-groups  ...
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The leading organisation for all things related to Dimentia in Australia.  They also have a National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500 https://www.dementia.org.au/helpline...
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