Dementia

Father motivation for dementia fund raising

A Scrunchies for Dementia campaign to raise money for the Dementia Australia Research Foundation through the virtual My Walk & Jog challenge has been championed by Member for Gosford, Liesl…


Forget Me Not Café a success

The first Forget Me Not Café session on February 8 was a success with members at the Rotary Club of Brisbane Water looking forward to continuing the Peninsula community initiative….


New café for sufferers of dementia

A new dementia café is soon to open its doors, with Peninsula community organisations helping create a socially supportive environment for those living with the disease. With some initial funding…


Help Sheets translated into 38 languages

Shadow Assistant Minister for Mental Health and Carers and Member for Dobell, Emma McBride, has praised Dementia Australia for the translation of four Help Sheets it released in response to…









Dementia Alliance formed

A Central Coast Dementia Alliance has formed to help create a more dementia-friendly community on the Coast. The group of health workers, service providers, businesses and community representatives will work…


Dementia figures released for Coast

There are an estimated 3,700 people living with dementia in the Gosford and Terrigal state electorates, according to a new report released by Alzheimer’s Australia on February 15. The report,…


Dementia figures on the increase

New dementia figures for 2016 show more people than ever will be living with the condition this year. In the Gosford state electorate there is estimated to be 1,600 people…