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The world stops spinning on its axis when dementia surfaces within the family – join NoosaCare's DementiaLiving Team as they dive into dementia to show you and your loved ones that there is still a life worth living after a diagnosis of dementia.

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    • Health & Fitness

The world stops spinning on its axis when dementia surfaces within the family – join NoosaCare's DementiaLiving Team as they dive into dementia to show you and your loved ones that there is still a life worth living after a diagnosis of dementia.

    DementiaLiving- Investigating Problems Surrounding Sleep

    DementiaLiving- Investigating Problems Surrounding Sleep

    Today Cassie & Christine talk about investigating issues surrounding sleeping. Problems with sleeping are common for people living with dementia which can often lead to carers also having sleeping issues. On the podcast today Cassie & Christine provide you with the investigation powers to recognise what may be going on followed by the tools that may improve quality of sleep. Enjoy the podcast!

    We would love to hear from you. Email us on dementialiving@noosacare.com.au.

    • 11 min
    DementiaLiving- Strategies to Support Healthy Eating

    DementiaLiving- Strategies to Support Healthy Eating

    Today on DementiaLiving Christine and Cassie discuss strategies to support healthy eating. Loss of appetite, loss of memory and problems with judgement can cause difficulties with eating and nutrition. Cassie and Christine discuss ways to assist your loved ones with maintaining a healthy diet. Enjoy the podcast!

    The DementiaLiving Team would love to hear from you! Give us a shout out and let us know what you think of our podcast. Email the team on dementialiving@noosacare.com.au.

    • 14 min
    DementiaLiving- Strategies For Carers to Reduce Showering Challenges

    DementiaLiving- Strategies For Carers to Reduce Showering Challenges

    Today on DementiaLiving Christine and Cassie talk about strategies they use to assist carers during showering. It can be common for people living with dementia to lose interest in hygiene especially when they find it difficult to communicate their concerns. Listen in to receive some great advice on how you can support your loved ones or residents living with dementia with respect, dignity and empathy. As Christine says ‘investigation is your foundation’. This podcast is well worth listening into.

    • 17 min
    DementiaLiving- Passion and Purpose = NoosaCare’s Dementia Friendly Community Advisory Board

    DementiaLiving- Passion and Purpose = NoosaCare’s Dementia Friendly Community Advisory Board

    DementiaLiving talks to the delightful Julie Huntley. Julie is a woman who is thriving on passion and purpose as she contributes her incredible knowledge based on her own personal experience to NoosaCare's Dementia Friendly Community Advisory Board. Julie talks about her experience with her mum & the amazing care she receives in Brisbane, some support tools she has created so that healthcare teams can connect with her mum on a more personal level & her vision going forward for those living with dementia.

    • 21 min
    DementiaLiving- Shining the Light on Noosa Community Support

    DementiaLiving- Shining the Light on Noosa Community Support

    Today on DementiaLiving we talk to the delightful Angela Kraushaar from Noosa Community Support (NCS). NCS offers centre-based day care to our local community and this is only the tip of the iceberg in what they can do to support you through challenging times. The principle of wellness and reablement underpins the work at NCS – the team believes that everyone has the potential to improve their lives no matter the circumstance.

    • 13 min
    Dementia and Living- A Personal Carers Journey into Aged Care

    Dementia and Living- A Personal Carers Journey into Aged Care

    Today on DementiaLiving the team talks to Peter John Bird. Peter shares his unique journey that lead him to working at NoosaCare as a personal carer. Enjoy listening to this most humble gentleman.

    If you would like to talk with Peter you can contact him on Carramar@noosacare.com.au

    • 14 min

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