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Dispelling myths about Alzheimer’s disease

It’s no surprise to me that developing Alzheimer’s disease is something that people might fear. Nor is it a surprise that they might go...

How do we prepare for Dementia and Alzheimer’s?

Australians today are living longer than ever before. Largely thanks to antibiotics and vaccines that conquered deadly infectious diseases such as polio, whooping cough...

New Aged Care Quality Standards

The Australian government released the final draft for the new Aged Care Quality Standards on June 4th. This single set of standards will apply...

Have we been looking at Alzheimer’s disease the wrong way?

Alzheimer's... Imagine that you had a task to complete that you couldn’t get right. No matter how many times you tried, it just didn’t...

Things you didn’t know about your brain

In the lead up to brain awareness week, it's important to understand how the brain works, and also how Alzheimer's disease can effect the brain.  The...

Dementia Care: How About A Visit To Australia’s First Dementia Garden?

With dementia being a common disease in old age, it's great to know that there's a dementia garden in Australia. The place is actually...

Dementia expansion as Government maintains Central West aged care focus

15 Nov 2017 10:30 AM AEST - Dementia expansion as Government maintains Central West aged care focus The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP Minister for Aged...

Australians Have Poor Dementia Awareness, According to Survey

  Dementia is a national health concern in Australia. In fact, it is the second leading cause of death in the country. Ironically, the Australians...

A New Pain Recognition App for People with Dementia

  A new pain assessment app is set for trial. This facial recognition app is designed to detect and diagnose pain in people with dementia....

Dementia Care Guide: How to Effectively Communicate

  If you have a loved one who suffers from dementia, then you would have an idea how difficult and painful it is to witness...

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