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27th September 2020
Day 7: Health – Encourage me to stay active and healthy.
Staying physically healthy is important for people living with dementia. Exercise, a healthy diet and regular check-ups can all help people with dementia to live better. Visit discrimination.dementia.org.au/action-week/ for more information.
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26th September 2020
Day 6: Initiative – Help me plan my own social life.
Dementia doesn’t have to keep your loved one from being socially active. If they want to make their own plan, you can support them. Download Dementia Australia’s social planner and Zoom tips for people living with dementia. Visit discrimination.dementia.org.au/action-week/ for more information.
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25th September 2020
Day 5: Remind me – Remind me with clever technology.
Clever technology can support people to live better with dementia. Like alarms with voice reminders, wireless key locators and digital photo books to remember loved ones. Create your family photo book online now. Visit discrimination.dementia.org.au/action-week/ for more information.
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Colour plays a vitally important role in the world in which we live. It can calm and soothe, it can stimulate and energise, it can lift your spirits, and even affect your appetite!
These last few weeks have seen spring burst in to life, with colours emerging from the winter gloom and brightening up our environment.
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Day 4: Words – Give me a minute to find the right words.
People who live with dementia sometimes need a bit longer to tell you what is on their mind. Giving them a minute to find the right words gives them the confidence to keep communicating. Visit discrimination.dementia.org.au/action-week/ for more information.
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23rd September 2020
Day 3: Listen – Listen to me, don’t always try to solve my problems.
People who live with dementia don’t always need you to step in to solve their problems. Sometimes they just need you to lend an ear. Really listening to people living with dementia is a great way to understand how you can support them. Visit discrimination.dementia.org.au/action-week/ for more information.
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22nd September 2020
Day 2: Space – Give me a little space to do things for myself.
It can be tempting to take over and do things for people with dementia. You might be surprised by how much they can do for themselves. Are you giving people with dementia enough space? Take Dementia Australia’s quiz to find out what you can do. Visit discrimination.dementia.org.au/action-week/ for more information.
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