How do you live with the effects of ageing?
Growing older doesn’t mean life stops. But how do you cope when your body and mind start wearing out?
“My wife has dementia and we have our struggles. God has a plan for us. The best is yet to come.”
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Have you ever heard someone say, “I remember when…?” Do you say it yourself? I remember standing by my grandpa while he drove the tractor on the farm. Whenever he’d tell me stories from the past he’d start with “I remember when.” Years later his memories started to fade and I felt the relationship fading away too. Listen to Richard as he talks about memories, and how to cope when they start to fade.Find Out More
We’re living in an aging society. There are more people over 65 than ever before with an ever growing demand for aged care support. How do families negotiate the transition into aged care? Listen as Richard talks with Annette who’s worked in aged care for over 30 years and shares encouraging insights for families facing the move into aged care.Find Out More
Sometimes circumstances force dramatic changes in our lives and it can be difficult to adapt. How do we cope with the things we lose and is there anything to gain Listen to Celia as she talks with Norman and Hazel who had to leave their family home and move into a retirement village.Find Out More
We’re living in an aging society. There are more people over 65 than ever before with an ever growing demand for aged care support. How do families negotiate the transition into aged care? This week We’ll be talking with Annette who’s worked in aged care for over 30 years. Annette will share encouraging insights for families facing the move into aged care.Find Out More
Have you ever heard or used the saying, “I remember when…”? Remembering who we are is important to us. In Australia we have public holidays to help us remember who we are. On those days we often hear stories of freedom and the sacrifices that people made for us. Please join us this week on messages of hope as we talk more about remembering who we are.Find Out More
Read a free booklet for insights and encouragement about growing older
Where’s hope when you or someone close to you is diagnosed with dementia? Inside this booklet people share their stories about living with dementia. They provide invaluable insights into dementia for the sufferer, carer and the community. They share what helps, what doesn’t help, and the positive impact we can all have on people struggling with dementia. You’ll discover that in spite of dementia, there is hope.
Dementia Fact Sheet
It is estimated that more than 340,000 Australians live with dementia. As the population is ageing, these numbers are likely to increase to more than 900,000 by 2050. For people aged 65 and over, dementia was the leading cause of disability burden in 2011 and in 2013 it was the second leading cause of death.
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