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Specialist Dementia Care Program – phase one grant opportunity

Phase one grant opportunity for the Specialist Dementia Care Program is now open on the GrantConnect website until Tuesday, 28 May 2019. Approved providers of residential aged care with a...

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...

Participating in clinical research benefits the individual and society as a...

The term ‘medical breakthrough’, and the reporting of such events in the media, is often a double-edged sword. While I absolutely support the reporting...

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...

XANAMEM DRUG: A STEP FORWARD FOR ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Have you ever watched one of those home renovations shows on TV, where a whole house is transformed in a couple of days? Looks...

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...

Fanny Blankers-Koen won 4 gold medals at the 1948 Olympic Games

Fanny Blankers-Koen won 4 gold medals at the 1948 Olympic Games. The fact that she did that, at that time, is impressive enough. The...

Extra Support for Kiama’s Dementia Friendly Community

The Dementia Friendly Kiama Alliance was recently awarded funding from the Turnbull government to support the Dementia Friendly Kiama project. Since its launch in...

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...

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