In Dementia Action Week, Rural Doctors Foundation shares some useful tips provided by Dementia Australia for those caring for someone with dementia.
For many, Valentine’s Day is a day to feel loved and appreciated. Sadly, for others it is a reminder of how lonely they feel. Valentine’s Day also reminds us of the importance of the relationships in our lives,
Rural Doctors Foundation reminds us of the importance of social connection and provides tips for tackling loneliness and maintaining good mental health.
To help shine a light on mental health in rural Queensland communities, Rural Doctors Foundation is sharing just one of the ways it supports rural mental health and wellbeing.
The sharing of this story coincides with awareness raising campaigns World Health Day (October 10) and Queensland Mental Health Week (October 9 – 16).
This week is Dementia Action Week when Australians are encouraged to find out more about dementia. This will assist people living with the condition to feel less isolated and alone. To help raise awareness of dementia, Rural Doctors Foundation interviewed experienced rural practitioner and health educator, Professor Tarun Sen Gupta, who is Treasurer of the Foundation.