Latest dementia News

CALD Dementia Research Action Plan an important step towards aged care equity
Australians urged to keep world open for people living with dementia
Supporting our seniors
Dark shadow of type 2 diabetes
Diabetes dramatically increases dementia risk, doubles chance of some cancers
Research Grant to Fund Major Advance in Fight Against Dementia
Dementia Australia volunteers changing communities and lives
Blood test to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease for Australian patients
Revitalised Repat’s Reactivation
Free online dementia courses for aged care workers during COVID-19 pandemic
Certain Memory Complaints Predict Future Dementia
Industry Code for visiting aged care homes released
National Seniors responds to relaxation of social rules
Newly discovered mechanism can explain increased risk of dementia
Measuring Complexity of Brain
People Aged 95+ Show Stronger Brain Connectivity
Telehealth solutions in home dementia care
Consultation on draft Aged Care Visitor Access Code
Council’s Community Grants Round Two awarded
Seniors staying connected & active despite lockdown
Dementia peak body welcomes funding to support isolated older Australians during COVID-19 pandemic
Advice for people with dementia and carers in lockdown issued
New tool measures quality of life in people with dementia
Isolating does not have to mean isolated
New Evaluation of Telephone Screening Test Increases Accessibility to Cognitive Assessment for Older Australians
Older Australians COVID-19 Support Line
New hotline for older Australians during COVID-19 pandemic launched
Australian Health Protection Principal Committee advice on residential aged care facilities
Understanding how people with dementia use health services in their last year of life
Understanding how people with dementia use health services in their last year of life
Tom Meuser featured in Healthline article about caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s during
New restrictions on visits to residential aged care facilities – Updated COVID-19 Direction, South Australia
Community Visitors volunteers must receive dementia-specific training
Air pollution linked to dementia and cardiovascular disease
Contact us – Dementia Australia calls for people impacted by dementia to reach out for support
How Trans Fats Assist Cell Death
Dementia Help Sheets to navigate coronavirus COVID-19
As virus spreads, UNE’s Susan Wehry says connectedness necessary for seniors in isolation
Western Sydney Memory Walk & Jog postponed
COVID-19 Update events, activities and services
Adelaide Memory Walk & Jog postponed
Thompson Institute to double in size, launch PTSD research lab
Capacity and needs of people living with dementia a priority for aged and health care COVID-19 coronavirus responses
Capacity and needs of people living with dementia a priority for aged and health care COVID-19 coronavirus
New Rating Scale Developed to Quantify Cerebrovascular Damage
Sunday’s Hobart Memory Walk & Jog postponed
This Sunday’s Ballarat Memory Walk & Jog postponed
Repat Ready to Deliver Better Services