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Dementia Australia and Dementia Alliance International to globally champion rights of people living with dementia

Press release November 29, 2018
Dementia Australia has formalised its relationship with Dementia Alliance International and today signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU).

Dementia carers unprepared and distressed by end-of-life decisions

Press release November 21, 2018
Advance Care Planning Australia New international research from Advance Care Planning Australia (ACPA) reveals that dementia carers need more support and guidance to navigate end-of-life care for their loved one.

Free dementia education for families impacted by dementia in Maryborough

Press release October 31, 2018
Are you caring for a loved one who is living with dementia? Dementia Australia is holding a free education course for residents living in Maryborough.

People living with dementia in waiting list limbo

Press release October 5, 2018
Dementia Australia Rae and Barry (Baz) Telfer have been waiting more than 14 months for their Level Three Home Care Package through the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP). Baz is living with dementia and Rae, his wife and partner of 52 years is now also his full-time carer.

World Alzheimer's Day puts the focus on the growing number of people developing dementia

Press release September 21, 2018
For World Alzheimer’s Day Dementia Australia is continuing to collaborate globally to raise awareness about the needs of people living with dementia and of its growing incidence through the #Every3Seconds international campaign.

Dementia Awareness Month Small Actions Big Difference Roadshow comes to Canberra

Press release September 20, 2018
Dementia Awareness Month is Dementia Australia’s national awareness-raising campaign held every year.

Australians don't know how to talk to people with dementia, survey finds, as figures reveal its increasing impact

Press release September 20, 2018
Knowledge of dementia – which is the second leading cause of death in Australia – is on the rise, however people report they are challenged as to how to support or communicate with someone living with the disease, a new survey has found.

Support Dementia Australia's National Collection Day

Press release September 19, 2018
Dementia Australia is calling for Australians across the country to show their support to people living with dementia their families and carers, by giving generously to National Collection Day, a flagship fundraising event for Dementia Awareness Month this September.


Press release September 17, 2018

Solutions need to be a priority for outcome of aged care Royal Commission

Press release September 16, 2018
Dementia Australia calls for a solutions-based approach to the Royal Commission into aged care to identify a clear path forward to improving the health and care outcomes for the more than 425,000 people living with dementia in Australia.

Launceston Support Centre Open Day for Dementia Awareness Month 2018

Press release September 14, 2018
The Open Day will be held in Launceston as part of Dementia Awareness Month this September.