WELCOME!

People living with dementia in Buderim and surrounding areas are invited to join a new social group, Adventure with Dementia, launching on January 24th 2017, where they’ll be able to participate in fun and interactive activities of their choosing.

This joint venture through Dementia Australia (Qld) and Bromilow Home Support Services, funded by the Buderim Foundation, is the first of its kind on the Sunshine Coast targeted at younger people under the age of 65, as well as those who are over 65, yet fit and active and wanting to have some fun.

This will also provide the opportunity to create new friendships and enjoyment and will be a great way to stay connected with the local community.

ABOUT ADVENTURE WITH DEMENTIA!

Why?

We know that social engagement and physical activity is good for our brains, this can help us to stay connected, do things that make us feel happy, increase the blood flow to the brain which in turn decreases the “foggy” feeling. Staying socially connected also helps us sleep better and provides greater chances of clarity of thought.

Who can participate?

The group is targeted for young people under the age of 65, as well as those who are over 65, yet fit and active and wanting to have some fun.

How often will the group meet?

Initially the group will meet every month in Buderim as its base meeting point and will be facilitated by a Support Worker and Volunteer, both trained in dementia support and communication.

What type of activities will be on offer?

We will offer a different activity every month, and provide you the flexibility of choice to participate in what you want to do.

This is the first of its kind on the Sunshine Coast, offering an alternative to respite activities, while also offering some down time to spouse’s and carers.

How can I register my interest?

Information on how to register your interest can be found by clicking this link. 

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Bocce on the Beach

It was only a small group today, but that didn’t stop the competitive natures from coming out while playing Bocce on the Beach at Currimundi Lake.  With a gorgeous backdrop of the Currimundi Lake meeting the ocean the guys had a few games of Bocce on the grassed area before dipping their toes into the …

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