Living With Younger Onset Dementia Program

This course is available in
All states

This program provides an overview of younger onset dementia and how to proceed after a diagnosis. It covers continuing daily activities, relationships and communication, staying healthy and connected, coping with change and planning for the future.

Dementia Australia's facilitators have specialist dementia knowledge, skills and experience. This program is delivered interactively, you will be encouraged to share your experiences alongside other participants giving you an opportunity to develop new support networks.

Suitable for: People living with younger onset dementia and their family carers and family members. 

This program is intended for people who have received a recent diagnosis and are in the early stages of living with younger onset dementia. This program is not suitable for people without a diagnosis or people living with dementia who do not acknowledge their diagnosis.

If you register to attend this program you will be contacted by Dementia Australia staff to ensure that the program will meet your needs and that you meet the eligibility requirements. You will be required to attend multiple sessions or a block of time, and should be willing to participate in a workshop and therapeutic style environment. 

This program is not suitable for professional carers or people employed in the health or aged care industries. The resources, content and delivery will not meet the needs of professionals. To explore Dementia Australia’s range of professional development, please visit the Centre for Dementia Learning.