Dementia Month September 2023 Events:

Apart from the regular events of:

Wellness Group – Ageless Grace Exercises with Vicki Doolan on Tuesdays, 10 am – 12 noon at Laurel Springs Village, Nambour (Sept 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th)

Family Carer Support Group on Thursdays, 10 am – 12 noon at Carers Outlook, 50 Savilles Rd, Nambour (Sept 7th)

Nambour Catch-up Cuppa on Thursday, 10.15 am at Nambour RSL (Sept 14th). Carers Gateway – Wellways will be funding the morning tea for dementia month.

Maleny Catch-up Cuppa on Wednesday, 10 am at Tranquil Park, Maleny (Sept 27th) Carers Gateway – Wellways will be funding the morning tea for dementia month.

These Dementia Month events bring together the Sunshine Coast Community with education, awareness, networking and spirituality.

The Dementia Choir – Sunshine Singers are inviting community members to join with them in an

Ecumenical Service for Dementia Month.

See events section:

A time to reflect, remember and pray for those living with dementia, their carers and staff. A time to remember those we have lost.

Conducted by Rev Jeanette. Morning tea is provided.

At St Andrew’s Anglican Church, 46 Upper Gay Tce, Caloundra

Friday, 8th September, 2023. 10 am – 12 noon  

Faith, Hope and Love
An Ecumenical Service
for all who have been touched by dementia  


Dementia Outlook – one day at at time

This conference will focus on dementia and occupation.

Thursday, 21st September, World Dementia Day

9 am – 3 pm

9 am Registrations and view displays

10 am Lecture starts

FOR: People diagnosed with dementia and related disorders like Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, and Stroke, their family carers, staff, students, volunteers, or anyone interested.

ONE-STOP SHOP: Information on dementia, aged care, finances, legalities like Enduring Power of Attorney, activities like Ageless Grace exercise, art, Nia movement, Physiotherapy and end-of-life. Great for staff to network.

Lectures & Workshops:

Speakers: Kerri-Anne Von Deest, Lecturer, Occupational Therapy, Sunshine Coast Uni, will speak on dementia and occupation

Dr Sam Hutson, Geriatrician will give a presentation on the Dementia Journey

Dr Alison Argo, Clinical Geropsychologist will give an understanding on the emotional journey of the family carer.

Dr Diana Matovic will speak via video on social connections: barriers and facilitators

Displays and face-to-face interviews with experts and service providers.

All MUST REGISTER: Free for people living with the medical condition, a primary family carer and student. Register via or call Lorrae on 0418 298 183 Staff fee is $30. Morning tea and a light lunch are provided.

We thank

Mooloolaba TAFE, Estia Health and Heart in Hand for supporting the conference.

Parking on site. Accessible