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Part Three: How can we help those living with dementia?

Part three of our three-part mini-series is all about different therapies and treatments to help people living with dementia. Learn more today.

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Thursday 29th September 2016    


Part Two: What can you do to prevent dementia?

Part Two: What can you do to prevent dementia?

In part two of our mini-series, we’ll be looking at the lifestyle changes you can make to prevent dementia. If you haven’t read part one, we recommended going back and reading that first.

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Thursday 22nd September 2016    


Part One: Understanding Dementia

Part One: Understanding Dementia

People have a lot of different ideas about what dementia is, and there is a lot of confusion about how it differs from Alzheimer’s disease. In this three part mini-series, we’ll be talking all about understanding dementia, how to prevent dementia, and what scientific breakthroughs have happened in the past few years

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Thursday 15th September 2016    


Living alone - it’s a death threat (Dangers of living alone).

Living alone - it’s a death threat (Dangers of living alone).

Living alone is increasingly on the public radar. One in four Australian households is a lone-person household, and rates have increased sharply since the past 30 years. In order to understand the meaning and consequence of living alone we must understand more about the people living alone. Who are they? We also must understand more about the nature of living alone, and where it fits into the life course and its links with social connection and well-being. Living alone has two places in society, first the extremely exciting and liberating feeling when as a young adult moving out of home for the first time. This is a welcomed step in every young adult’s life and somewhat of a “right of passage” in many societies. However, the second wave of Australians living alone is that of our elderly, this time however the circumstances surrounding the change aren’t quite as pleasant. Reasons range from empty nest syndrome and even more unfortunately- the loss of a spouse/partner.

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Thursday 8th October 2015    


Dementia Awareness Month

Dementia Awareness Month

As September is Dementia awareness month lets take a look at this complex and debilitating condition that sadly affects the majority of our aged population in varying stages.

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Thursday 17th September 2015    


Healthy, Happy Ageing Expo - Coffs Harbour

Healthy, Happy Ageing Expo - Coffs Harbour

This expo will have many exhibitors displaying a wide range of products and services for a healthy and happy ageing journey for you or your loved ones. There will be information, guest speakers, demonstrations, entertainment, freebies and much, much more. Admission is free and open to all visitors and will be held at the C.ex Coffs 1 Vernon St, Coffs Harbour Friday 14 August. See you there!

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April: Falls Awareness Month

Falls are a major cause of harm and injury to older people and can lead to significant cost and loss of independence. The good news is that falls are not an inevitable part of getting older. Research and practical experience has indicated that falls can be prevented and the risk of injury reduced.

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Tuesday 21st April 2015    


An apple a day keeps the doctor away

An apple a day keeps the doctor away

will an apple a day help keep the doctor away?

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Friday 27th February 2015    

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Meet Greg and Tom

Dad originally came from Toogoolawah and moved to Dalby to start grain farming in the early 1950's. He and I built some of the machinery ourselves and the silos to store the grain in. Mum and Dad lived there until she passed away in 1992.
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