Research led by UNSW Sydney’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing has confirmed treating symptoms of depression is most effective when a non-pharmacological approach is adopted, in people living with dementia.
Wipeout Dementia fundraising has hit $2 million on the back of the property industry’s March 25 Bondi Beach event, with 64 heavy-hitters raising nearly $350,000 to support critical research into Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias led by the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW Sydney.
Senior executives across Australia’s property industry along with 1999 World Surfing Champion Mark Occhilupo have joined forces to defeat dementia, with more than 50 organisations being represented in what will be the biggest Wipeout Dementia event to date.
The Eastern Suburbs Older Persons’ Mental Health Service is hosting its 20th Positive Ageing forum as a free webinar, from 10am to noon on Wednesday, October 27 with acclaimed author, social psychologist and researcher, Hugh Mackay AO.
Researchers from UNSW Sydney have completed a qualitative study investigating the views of people living with dementia, along with their families and care partners, to better understand changed behaviours that people experience.