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.
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Alzheimer’s Australia has officially begun fighting to achieve $200 million of funding, earmarked for research, to slash dementia prevalence rates by a third by 2050.
Australia’s federal and state health ministers have agreed to make dementia a National Health Priority, paving the way for further research into the disease, possibly more funding, and a national action plan.
Alzheimer’s Australia staff and volunteers were in full force today, handing out their Valentine’s Day campaign cards in several locations around the country in a bid to attract the attention of politicians [PHOTO GALLERY].
More than 500 Alzheimer’s Australia supporters marched on Parliament House in Canberra today demanding funding for dementia care and research. There were placards and a new Deloittes Access Economics report to support the case.
We’re gearing up for the next big social revolution: tackling the most ‘insidious’ form of discrimination of all
A united industry voice is about creating a positive frame – for better, more constructive advocacy for older Australians, writes Bupa Care Services CEO, Paul Gregersen
Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, Mark Butler, received cheers and a right royal ovation at Alzheimer’s Australia’s 14th National Conference in Brisbane on Wednesday. This is what he had to say…
The euthanasia debate is alive and well, as Alzheimer’s Australia throws the issue out into the open.
A new report released today shows how unaware and fearful Australians are of dementia.
Praise from the Minister was part of a diverse and challenging program at this year’s Aged Care Queensland annual conference. [incl. video interview with Minister in two parts]