You are not alone is the theme for Dementia Awareness Month in September.
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National speaking tour by Dr Steven Sabat
Dr Steven Sabat M.A., Ph.D. is conducting a national speaking tour around the country to raise awareness about dementia in the community.
Dr Sabat's research has been the intact cognitive and social abilities (including aspects of selfhood) of people with Alzheimer’s disease in the moderate to severe stages of the disease, the subjective experience of having the disease, and the ways in which communication between those diagnosed and their caregivers may be enhanced.
Dr Sabat is the Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Georgetown University.
Dr Sabat will visit:
- Brisbane - Monday 11 September
- Canberra - Tuesday 12 September
- Sydney - Wednesday 13 September
- Melbourne - Thursday 14 September.
A series of posters have been developed to promote dementia awareness. These are available for printing by clicking on the link below:
Poster 7 - Living with dementia can be lonely