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Learn from geriatrician Professor Susan Kurrle AO as she shares her knowledge on dementia prevention, management and care.

Topics that will be discussed include:

  • what is dementia?
  • positive view of life
  • successful ageing
  • avoiding disease

As Stanton Library becomes a dementia-friendly library, you can also be the first to learn about our new Memory Kit collection for people with dementia and other cognitive impairements, and their carers.

Suitable for adults and seniors.

About the presenter

Professor Susan Kurrle AO was awarded the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grant to lead the $25 million NHMRC Partnership Centre on Dealing with Cognitive and Related Functional Decline in Older People (NHMRC 9100000, CDPC) in 2012. She and her Directorate team at the University of Sydney coordinate the CDPC teams of consumers, clinicians, health and aged care providers, and researchers across Australia. The CDPC focuses on research and implementation projects dealing particularly with the care aspect of dementia and related functional decline and has funded 32 research and implementation projects across Australia through partnership with the NHMRC, Dementia Australia, Brightwater Care Group, HammondCare, and Helping Hand Aged Care.