Feeling forgetful or confused? Finding out what is wrong is the first step to getting help.
In this section, we offer help sheets on every topic, issue, and concern relating to dementia that you might need support on.
Driving is something most people take for granted. It gives us freedom, flexibility and independence. While we will all need to step out from behind the wheel one day, conditions such as dementia can mean that the decision to stop driving needs to be planned for.
The National Dementia Helpline is for people with dementia, their carers, families and friends, health professionals, service providers, community organisations, students and people seeking information.
Alzheimer's Australia provides a range of sensitive and flexible services to support people with any type of dementia, their families and carers throughout the illness.
Alzheimer's Australia has a wealth of information for health professionals.
Alzheimer's Australia provides courses for people with dementia and their carers, and nationally recognised courses for health and aged care personnel.
Alzheimer’s Australia is committed to contributing towards Australian dementia research.
Your help and support is vital to Alzheimer's Australia. Read more about donations.
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A dementia-friendly community is a place where people living with dementia are supported to live a high quality of life with meaning, purpose and value. For people with younger onset dementia, this also means being given the opportunity and support to stay at work or volunteer.
Dementia Awareness Month is held annually in September. Stay tuned for an update on Dementia Awareness Month 2015 which will be coming soon.
Translated Help Sheets in pdf format. Advice, common sense tips and strategies on the most common issues.
¿Qye es la demencia? / What is Dementia? (PDF, 158 KB)
Diagnosis de la demencia / Diagnosing Dementia (PDF, 199 KB)
Planificación temprana / Early Planning (PDF, 179 KB)
Cambios en la memoria / Memory Changes (PDF, 180 KB)
Comunicación / Communication (PDF, 186 KB)
Trabajar con los doctores / Working with Doctors (PDF, 171 KB)
Tómese un descanso / Taking a Break (PDF, 184 KB)
Cambios de comportamiento / Changed Behaviours (PDF, 187 KB)
Resolver problemas / Problem Solving (PDF, 179 KB)
De interés para usted... Cómo cuidarse a sí mismo / Information for People with Dementia - Looking after yourself (PDF, 194 KB)
Worried about your memory? An early signs brochure (PDF, 70 KB)
To coincide with Dementia Awareness Week 2012, we re-released our Community Service Announcement in Spanish that highlights the difference between memory loss and dementia.
Alzheimer’s Australia ofrece apoyo, información, educación y asesoramiento. Contacte la Línea Nacional de Ayuda para la Demencia (National Dementia Helpline) al 1800 100 500.