Alzheimer’s Australia says the government must spend now to avoid cost blowouts with the number of people with dementia set to soar.
One provider is encouraging its staff to break the unwritten rules and routines that get in the way of person-centred care.
Overweight seniors experience significantly more brain tissue loss than lean people of the same age.
There will be well over a million Australians with dementia by mid-century, with major consequences for the health and aged care systems.
The Commonwealth and NSW governments have announced a new dementia day care centre.
A US study shows that newly admitted residents are more likely to have depression than dementia.
Two aged care facilities have been recognised for their positive contributions at the CHA national conference.
The AFP is trying to raise awareness of memory loss and wandering as the population ages.
Older people with high blood pressure are at greater risk of suffering a stroke without realising.
A large international study has highlighted a potential link between high fish consumption and reduced dementia risk.
Despite increased government funding, dementia remains a major public health issue.
British researchers claim that their new TYM tool is faster and more accurate than the MMSE.
A new report warns that there will be a shortfall of 150,000 carers for people with dementia by 2029.
Dr Jennifer Abbey has been appointed by a large South Australian provider to review and extend its services for people with dementia.