In this quick guide, we’ll give you practical techniques to help you better communicate with a loved one who has dementia. Read more » A Caregiver’s Guide to Communicating With Those With Dementia
Take a look at Dementia Australia’s Dementia Roadmap as part of its response to the Royal Commission’s March 1 Final Report. Read more » A Roadmap for Dementia Care: Dementia Australia Announces Plans to Improve Quality of Care
To date there remains no cure for dementia. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to reduce the risk. Here are 9 steps that’ll help keep your mind sharp. Read more » Dementia Risks and Care: 9 Steps You Can Take to Slow Down Dementia
Dementia is a common syndrome experienced by many elderly Australians characterised by memory loss, or other symptoms affecting a person’s social and thinking abilities. Read this article to understand what dementia is, what to watch out for, and how connected care can help you live a worry-free and more independent life. Read more » Early Signs of Dementia: 10 Signs to Watch Out For
Recent studies have shown a link between higher than average blood pressure and dementia. How can you help keep your blood pressure down? Read more » Can lowering blood pressure help reduce the risk of dementia?
Cognitive disabilities affect 3 per cent of Australians and can greatly impact daily life. So what are they? And how can intellectual impairments be diagnosed? Read more » What are cognitive disabilities?
Rest assured that your loved one with dementia will be safe and continue to live a happy, fulfilling life by employing these tactics to design a dementia-friendly home. Here, we talk about encouraging engagement, avoiding frustration, mitigating risks and providing emergency response options. Read more » Designing a dementia-friendly home
Montessori methods have proven effective at helping those with dementia live more fulfilled lives. We explore how it works, and why it’s important. Read more » Discover how Montessori methods are helping people with dementia
Traditionally, the new year is the perfect time to set some resolutions and better yourself. However, we think this year’s goals should go beyond yourself. Read more » The healthiest New Year’s resolutions can improve the lives of others too
September is Dementia Awareness Month, and the importance of talking about the diseases cannot be overstated. This year’s theme is ‘You Are Not Alone’. Read more » Alzheimer’s awareness and dealing with dementia