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Read our latest news to discover what is happening around Centacare.

A little support makes a big difference for Dot

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This Dementia Action Week (20-26 September) we join Dementia Australia to show that, for people living with dementia, ‘a little support makes a big difference’.

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What makes a good life?

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According to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, it’s social connection that keeps us living well. At Centacare we know your heart and soul is in your home and we’re committed to helping you live a good life from there, connected to your community, friends and social networks.

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Still the best place to put your feet up

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For most of us, our home is our sanctuary. It’s where we feel safe and comfortable. The good news is there are services available, and even government funding, to help you achieve this.

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Shirley lives well with flexible respite

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Shirley, 87, is one busy lady. She looks after her husband, Keith, who has dementia and tends to their three-bedroom Corinda home. With funding for flexible respite, Keith is cared for in their home, out in the community and at their local social and community hub.

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Bob gets more out of life

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Diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, Bob, 76, gave up his driver’s licence and left his farm and friends in Gympie. Now based in Kingaroy he is living his life to the full.

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Home mods make life easier for Beth and Paul

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Beth and Paul love their big family home in Brisbane’s western suburbs. But they are grateful for the helping hand that subsidised home maintenance and modifications gives them.

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Darryl lives life his way

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Darryl, 68, lives on a property at Amamoor. He loves his farm, his truck and travelling around Australia with his mates. Darryl has some health issues but won’t let that stop him living life his way.

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Age no barrier to learning at Centacare

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Mary, 75, and Shirley, 87, love being ‘online’. They both use Facebook to keep in touch with family and Shirley streams music through her iPad.

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Later years no time to take it easy

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Dot is 87 years old and lives with dementia. But watching her go through the moves in her weekly balance class, she doesn’t look a day over 60.

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