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Tag: Dementia

Neighbourhood for people with dementia promised

The Canberra Liberals have promised Canberrans a purpose-built neighbourhood for people with dementia, to encourage social interaction and foster a sense of belonging. If elected in October, the Liberals would work with The...

Live music program benefits people with dementia

The Canberra Symphony Orchestra’s Music and Memory pilot program demonstrated the benefits of live music for people living with dementia.

CSO gives the gift of Music and Memory

Musicians from the CSO are performing bi-weekly concerts for 10 residents of a local aged care home for pilot program titled Music and Memory.

Removing barriers to a happy life living with dementia

The ACT Government has recently launched a plan to make the city ‘age friendly’ which includes addressing the needs of people with dementia.

Getting together for a ‘yarn’

Theona Combos initially used knitting as “just something to do” when she lost her mum in May last year after a 16-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She says “I came home and...
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