Latest dementia News

$25.5 million to support research to improve quality of life for Australians as they age
Record funding for aged care infrastructure
$172.5 million funding top up to support Australian medical research
More Support for Home Care Welcomed
Some neurons target tiny cerebral blood vessel dilation
Healthy lifestyle in middle age linked to reduced dementia risk
Research funding a further step towards improving quality of care of people impacted by dementia
Older Aussies turn to video games to improve balance and brain function
$20 million investment in respite services for senior Australians from diverse backgrounds welcomed
Sex-Specific Risk Factor Management Strategies May Reduce Cerebral Small Vessel Disease
New Aged Care Facility For Melbourne’s South-East
Dementia Australia awards $300,000 in funding to help 24 communities become more dementia-friendly
New insights to childhood dementia
Chatbot may detect early dementia in time for intervention
Information campaign to help older people keep well this winter
Tackling Ethics Concerns Regarding Use of ‘Carebots’ to Assist Older Adults
Tidy Towns 2020 Awards winners announced
Dementia peak body welcomes Victorian government spending to introduce ratios in aged care
Machine Learning Predicts Onset of Dementia
Urgent search for elderly Ashwood man John Ghearini
New visitation guidelines as aged care moves to COVID-normal
Dementia Australia courses in Rockhampton and Gladstone
Dementia Australia welcomes NSW government spending to improve palliative care and aged care training
Excess death toll in care homes from Covid-19 ‘hugely underestimated’
New study finds a link between sleep apnea and increased risk of dementia
Landmark case to lift aged care wages 25 per cent
Older Persons Covid-19 Support Line Extended
Dementia peak body welcomes extension of Older Persons COVID-19 Support Line
COVID-19 support line extended and expanded
Joint research project to bring pet robot ‘puppy’ to aged care residents
Supporting South Australians Through COVID Recovery
Two-Way Influence Between Cognition and Social Connection Outside Home
AI model could help patients predict disease risk with electronic health records
Police seek help to locate Jose Vallejos
New Pinjarra aged accommodation officially opened
Dentists admit feeling pressured to offer unnecessary treatments
Launch of publicly available data on population ageing futures and estimates
Active aging and wellbeing this November
People living with dementia now better able to stay connected online, with new video conferencing guide
Robo-pets: a new breed of fur baby
Seven simple tips for living well with dementia
Counsel’s recommendations will protect older Australians and must be implemented
Focus on dementia in recommendations to Aged Care Royal Commission welcomed by Dementia Australia
UW seeks Latinos caring for relatives, friends with dementia to develop better training program
Hunter New England residents invited to free Carer Wellness program
Frailty, old age and comorbidity main predictors of death from Covid-19
New cannabis oil research on safety and tolerability published in prestigious British Journal
No genetic signs that hearing loss causes Alzheimer’s disease