Social Connections and Dementia

Social Connections

Currently Closed

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Social connections have a critical role in delaying dementia onset. Our work here aims to explore the link between social networks and cognitive function, particularly for seniors who are receiving aged cares services.

What is the benefit of this program?

Did you know that social engagement has a benefit on your cognitive health?

We found that social health, particularly, seniors who had higher levels of interaction with their families and friends had better memory performances. We also find that seniors who engage in social programs have better outcomes, including well-being.

Read more about Social Connections on the Social Connections - Resources and the Social Connections - Media Releases pages.

What this project involves

This program is currently closed.

We are now working on a longitudinal approach to further identify the causal relationships of this critical factor of social connections.

Select Enrol Now if you would like to be involved!

Who is eligible to enrol?

You are eligible for the Social Connections and Dementia program if you:

  • Are 65 years of age or over
  • Exhibiting signs and symptoms of mild or early-stage dementia
  • Or you are a carer of someone who matches these criteria

What's the process?

Enrol in the project

Hit Enrol Now below and enter your details in the enrolment form.

Get involved

Once you have completed the enrolment form, our friendly team will get in touch with you about the next steps.

Ready to improve brain health with social connections?