About Dementia Australia
We represent the 436,366 Australians living with dementia and the almost 1.5 million Australians involved in their care.
We advocate for the needs of people living with all types of dementia, and for their families and carers, and provide support services, education and information.
You’re not alone with dementia
September is Dementia Awareness month and this year’s theme 'You Are Not Alone' encourages Australians to find out mor…
Alzheimer's Australia farewells National CEO
Alzheimer's Australia has announced the resignation of National chief executive officer (CEO) Carol Bennett.
Making hospitals safer for people with dementia
A new campaign has been launched to make hospitals safer and less confusing places for people with dementia.
Creating a dementia friendly nation
How people can take small actions to make a big difference for people living with dementia will be the focus of Dementia…
Global cost of dementia set to reach US$1 trillion by 2018
It is estimated that there will be over 9.9 million new cases of dementia each year worldwide, implying one new case eve…
Alzheimer's Australia to run new National Institute for Dementia Research
Alzheimer's Australia has won the contract to establish and run the National Health and Medical Research Council's (NHMR…
Priority areas for dementia ATSI communities
The importance of addressing the alarming rate of dementia among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) communitie…
Strategies to improve dementia care in hospital
Hospital care for people with dementia can be improved in order to achieve better clinical outcomes, as well as more eff…