Professor Christopher Rowe talks to CCR about his vision for the new Australian Dementia Network
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For his years volunteering in aged care and disability services, John Dennis was recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday honours, along with others supporting aged care and dementia care.
Australia’s very own BrainyApp hit the ‘quarter of a million downloads’ this week. Developed by Alzheimer’s Australia and Bupa Health Foundation, the world’s first dementia risk reduction app has gone gang-busters since its 2011 release.
Alzheimer’s Australia Vic’s volunteer program has received a much-welcomed boost thanks to a generous donation from a partnering organisation.
A new study, which aims to detect the earliest possible signs of dementia in healthy adults, is in need of more volunteers. So far the ‘TREAD study’ has 400 but another 9,600 are needed.
Alzheimer’s Australia NSW celebrated its 30th anniversary with an event at Parliament House in Sydney. A timeline and photo highlights included at the end of this story.
Placing a loved one with dementia into residential care is ‘the most difficult decision’ a carer has to make, according to a new paper from Alzheimer’s Australia NSW.
People living with dementia and their carers are negativley judged because of the harsh social stigma associated with the disease around the world, a new international report has found.
Health professionals who overprescribe antipsychotics to older people with dementia should be sued, an elder law expert has told ABC’s ‘Lateline’.
News in brief from the ageing agenda, featuring bites of information about recent research, technology, conference and government movements.
As one WA organisation announces that its CEO plans to retire, another advocacy group tells the community its good news regarding a recent appointment.
People with a genetic predisposition to developing Alzheimer’s disease could show signs of the condition up to 25 years before it actually sets in, scientists have found.
The Senate inquiry into palliative care is well underway, with evidence about what is right and wrong in the current system now being presented at public hearings around the country.
Beware of dementia care ‘fads’ which promise to improve the provision of personalised care but, in fact, do quite the opposite, says Dr Stephen Judd.