What is Dementia?

What is dementia?

There are many types of dementia. The most common are Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia and Lewy body disease.

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Larissa Evans 1h @Itslarajenkin
RT @ItaButtrose: The latest @AlzheimersAus podcast shares inspiring researcher stories as they work towards a world without #dementia http:…
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RT @stylemywords: Transforming dementia care in hospitals. Read my article with @AlzheimersAus CEO Carol Bennett @NCAH_News http://t.co/Ojw
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RT @ThirdSectorMag: @AlzheimersAus partners with @strokefdn and @HeartAust for Dementia and Stroke or Coronary Heart Disease Toolkit! http:…
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RT @AustAgeAgenda: Free video resource based on Montessori-based activities for people with #dementia launched @AlzheimersAus #agedcare htt…
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RT @ThirdSectorMag: @AlzheimersAus partners with @strokefdn and @HeartAust for Dementia and Stroke or Coronary Heart Disease Toolkit! http:…
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@AlzheimersAus partners with @strokefdn and @HeartAust for Dementia and Stroke or Coronary Heart Disease Toolkit! http://t.co/Nmfd9q0jyD
Aust Ageing Agenda 8h @AustAgeAgenda
Free video resource based on Montessori-based activities for people with #dementia launched @AlzheimersAus #agedcare http://t.co/hVfDdsb3Ja
Jacqui Swindells 10h @mrssivvells
RT @dementiacentre: #DAW2015 @AlzheimerEurope @AlzheimersNZ @AlzheimersAus what to do if docs ignore dementia? Does it really happen! http…

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Services to support people with any type of dementia, their families and carers. Learn more

Your brain matters

5 Simple Steps

Simple changes to your everyday life can protect the brain, body and heart and can help reduce the risk of developing dementia. Visit yourbrainmatters.org.au for more information.

Research

Research

Alzheimer's Australia is committed to contributing towards Australian dementia research. Learn more