Are you a carer aged over 65? Tell us your story.
- 13 September 2013
Beyond Blue is undertaking an update and refresh of some of its materials specifically for older people (over 65). The ‘Depression in older people’ booklet is being updated to incorporate anxiety, as well as provide more information about symptoms, where to seek help and how to stay well.
We are keen to ensure that the experiences of carers are included in this resource and are inviting you to assist by telling us your story via the form on this page. Some of what you tell us may be included in the booklet as a quote alongside your first name, age, state and the relationship to the person you care for.
At Beyond Blue, we know that adding personal experiences to information resources is incredibly powerful, and helps to reduce stigma and encourage help-seeking (as well as add to the overall quality of the resource).
Although the experiences you tell us about will be provided to the team developing the resource, no identifying information will be shared. We collect your name in the questionnaire so that we can contact you if we want to ask any further questions about your experience.
Sincere thanks to all those who shared their stories to help inform the development of this new beyondblue resource. The experiences shared were insightful and valuable. The project team would like to express their thanks to all and look forward to sharing the final resource with blueVoices members.