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.
Find an event near you.
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.
Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation
Is it dementia?
Quality Dementia Care
Reducing Behaviours of Concern (ReBOC)
The Fight Dementia Campaign
YOD and me
Your Brain Matters
Alzheimer Society of Canada (Canada)
Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) - links to other language sites
Alzheimer's Disease International (UK)
Alzheimer's Society (UK)
Dementia Advocacy and Support Network
International Alzheimer’s Disease Research Portfolio
National Alzheimer's Association (USA)
Aged and Community Care Services Australia
Aged Care Complaints Scheme
Australian Council of Social Service
Bendigo Health - Regional Dementia Management Strategy Pathway
beyondblue: the national depression initiative
Consumers Health Forum
Continence Foundation of Australia
COTA National Seniors
Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease (CJD) Support Group Network
Dementia Collaborative Research Centres
Department of Health and Ageing
Department of Veteran's Affairs
Mental Health Council of Australia
National Aged Care Data Clearinghouse
National Aged Care Alliance
National Ageing Research Institute (NARI)
National Continence Helpline
National Council on Intellectual Disability (Australia)
Palliative Care Australia
Virtual Medical Centre - Brain Centre
Alzheimer's Australia is the national peak body for people living with dementia, their families and carers and provides leadership in policy and services. To find out more, contact us or call the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500.