Category: Alzheimer’s & dementia
  • Alzheimer's & dementia | Sep 25 2017

    “We’ve Excluded People with Dementia From Society” – It’s Time For a Change

    HelloCare Mail

    Australia has an ageing population – there are more older people than ever before, and with it, an increasing...

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  • Alzheimer's & dementia | Sep 21 2017

    Understanding the True Reality of People Living with Dementia

    Leah Bisiani

    ‘People living with dementia are not mad, but have a condition that affects cognition, not who they are or...

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  • Alzheimer's & dementia | Sep 20 2017

    Dementia and The Stages of Grief

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    It’s important to understand that when your loved one receives a diagnosis of dementia, they will likely only be...

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  • Alzheimer's & dementia | Sep 18 2017

    We Need Better Aged Care for Australia’s Growing Dementia Population

    HelloCare Mail

    With people in general living longer, the population of Australians with dementia is growing. There are more than 400,000...

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  • Alzheimer's & dementia | Sep 18 2017

    Dementia: “It’s ok, they won’t remember anyway”

    HelloCare Mail

    There is often a misconception that people with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease have memory loss, and that they are unable...

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  • Alzheimer's & dementia | Sep 15 2017

    Forget Memory Loss – What about the Person?

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    “Thinking that people diagnosed with dementia have something called “memory loss” is harmful for a number of reasons”. That...

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  • Alzheimer's & dementia | Sep 14 2017

    Suzy’s Story: “Dementia will not define me. I’m still the same person I was before my diagnosis”

    HelloCare Mail

    When first being diagnosed with dementia, many people – as well as their loved ones – talk about the...

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  • Alzheimer's & dementia | Sep 13 2017

    3 Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

    Jane Sandwood

    A study has shown that a growing number of older adults in Australia are living with the cognitive disorder...

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  • Alzheimer's & dementia | Sep 6 2017

    Could Tragedy Have Been Avoided With More Specialist Aged Care Beds for Dementia?

    HelloCare Mail

    A call to action has been made for more mental health beds to be available for people with behavioural...

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  • Alzheimer's & dementia | Sep 5 2017

    Finding Vulnerable Missing People With Dementia Sooner

    Julie Cole

    Here’s something that it seemed important to share with people with dementia and those who support them in a personal...

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