It’s (drug use affecting families) absolutely disgusting. Children don’t choose which family they go to but a parent chooses to have a child, so the parents should also choose to give their kids all they can in life or give them up.
– JESSICA JOHNSON they don’t go to school grubby, and it does not show that their parents are using.
The government is not doing enough in regards to treatment centres, and stopping this stuff from hitting the streets.
They need to find the top dealers that are spreading this stuff.
Who is getting paid for these drugs into our country. GRETHA WITSEN,
via Facebook “younger onset dementia” and as our population ages and the prevalence of dementia increases, that figure is projected to jump to more than 9020 by 2020.
Younger people diagnosed with dementia face a completely different set of professional and family related issues.
They may still be paying off a mortgage. And, if their working life is unexpectedly cut short, there will be a host of financial implications.
The Younger Onset Dementia Key Worker Program, which launched in 2013, is an initiative giving individualised support and information to people under the age of 65 who are living with dementia, their families and carers.
One-on-one support is a key part of the initiative and is something that no other program in Australia offers to people living with younger onset dementia.
I would like to highlight to your readers the great success of this Federal Government-funded program which has supported more than 700 people in NSW since its inception.
However, there is concern about the future of this highly successful and unique program beyond July next year.
Our hope is that this vital program not only continues to provide much-needed support, but also expands significantly.
JOHN WATKINS, Alzheimer’s Australia