Rural Doctors Foundation

The Loneliness Epidemic CategoriesMental Health Wellbeing

The other face of Valentine’s Day: The Loneliness Epidemic

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.

Keeping your brain active CategoriesDisease Prevention Mental Health

Keeping your brain healthy – signs of dementia

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.