Chatter ‘Cino Dementia Cafe Friendship Group

On the first Tuesday of each month we hold our Chatter ‘Cino Dementia Cafe Friendship Group which is a meet up for people with dementia, their family and friends. The Chatter ‘Cino is hosted by our Dementia Consultant Michele Ferris and is an opportunity for you to meet others in similar circumstances to talk, laugh and share. We meet inside the …

Living Well With Dementia

Join us as we celebrate Dementia Awareness Month with our complimentary Living Well With Dementia event. Listen to CCNB Occupational Therapist Debra Milligan as she talks about falls prevention and what changes can be made in the home to ensure it is a safe environment. Get moving with some gentle exercise led by Ageless Grace that will focus on the …

Moove & Groove: Silent Disco For Seniors

Would you like to sing like no one can hear you and dance as though no one is watching?  Then join us for a series of exciting new guided dance routine classes which have been specially designed for people with dementia and their carers. Wearing wireless headphones you can and groove to the specifically selected and edited music track. A music therapist and exercise physiologist will guide you through the dance, music and exercise program. The dance class runs for 30 minutes and will take place every Wednesday in September. Light refreshments will be available. Please RSVP to:  Lane Cove Council on 99113591 sanil@lanecove.nsw.gov.au This program is part of Dementia Awareness Month in partnership with Lane Cove Council

Moove & Groove: Silent Disco For Seniors

Would you like to sing like no one can hear you and dance as though no one is watching?  Then join us for a series of exciting new guided dance routine classes which have been specially designed for people with dementia and their carers. Wearing wireless headphones you can and groove to the specifically selected and edited music track. A music therapist and exercise physiologist will guide you through the dance, music and exercise program. The dance class runs for 30 minutes and will take place every Wednesday in September. Light refreshments will be available. Please RSVP to:  Lane Cove Council on 99113591 sanil@lanecove.nsw.gov.au This program is part of Dementia Awareness Month in partnership with Lane Cove Council

Moove & Groove: Silent Disco For Seniors

Would you like to sing like no one can hear you and dance as though no one is watching?  Then join us for a series of exciting new guided dance routine classes which have been specially designed for people with dementia and their carers. Wearing wireless headphones you can and groove to the specifically selected and edited music track. A music therapist and exercise physiologist will guide you through the dance, music and exercise program. The dance class runs for 30 minutes and will take place every Wednesday in September. Light refreshments will be available. Please RSVP to:  Lane Cove Council on 99113591 sanil@lanecove.nsw.gov.au This program is part of Dementia Awareness Month in partnership with Lane Cove Council

Moove & Groove: Silent Disco For Seniors

Would you like to sing like no one can hear you and dance as though no one is watching?  Then join us for a series of exciting new guided dance routine classes which have been specially designed for people with dementia and their carers. Wearing wireless headphones you can and groove to the specifically selected and edited music track. A music therapist and exercise physiologist will guide you through the dance, music and exercise program. The dance class runs for 30 minutes and will take place every Wednesday in September. Light refreshments will be available. Please RSVP to:  Lane Cove Council on 99113591 sanil@lanecove.nsw.gov.au This program is part of Dementia Awareness Month in partnership with Lane Cove Council

Dementia, the Brain and the Person

In this hour long session we look at the different types of dementia and how we can support a person living with dementia and memory loss. Memory Loss experienced by people living with dementia often makes social interaction more challenging yet evidence shows that maintaining social connection is important for health and wellbeing. • Is this forgetfulness or is this …

Connected Carers

Staying connected to people is one of the biggest challenges people with dementia and their families can have. Social isolation occurs as result of people feeling challenged with fast paced conversations and noise and so often they retreat. People who have known each other a long time report a real sense of loss and grief caused by the changes that …