Free De­men­tia Aware­ness Fo­rums

Hills to Hawkesbury Living Magazine - - The Great Outdoors -

Free De­men­tia Aware­ness Fo­rums will be held on Fri­day, 14 Septem­ber at 12:45pm or Fri­day, 28 Septem­ber at 6:30pm at the Teb­butt Room, Deerub­bin Cen­tre, 300 Ge­orge

Street, Wind­sor. These fo­rums will be a great way to find out more about de­men­tia, younger on­set de­men­tia, lo­cal ser­vices, and the im­por­tance of be­ing en­gaged with your lo­cal com­mu­nity.

The fo­rums will be of in­ter­est to any­one liv­ing with de­men­tia, fam­ily and friends of peo­ple liv­ing with de­men­tia, peo­ple con­cerned with mem­ory loss and ser­vice providers

There will be pre­sen­ta­tions from GPs, geri­atric psy­chi­a­try and aged care spe­cial­ists as well in­for­ma­tion on how to re­fer and ac­cess ser­vices through NDIS and My Aged Care, prac­ti­cal tips to sup­port peo­ple liv­ing with de­men­tia, how to be­come a ‘De­men­tia Friend’. Car­ers will also be shar­ing their ex­pe­ri­ences. Reg­is­ter atwww.eventbrite.com/e/hawkes­bury-de­men­tia aware­ness-fo­rum-tick­ets-49367564715 or call 45604502 for more in­for­ma­tion.

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