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Dementia video series

 Dementia gradually gets worse overtime and is more common in older people.

Video: an introduction to dementia

Watch these videos to learn about dementia from an expert and how to reduce the risk of developing this condition.

An early warning sign of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease is memory loss. It is the most common presenting symptom.

Video: signs and diagnosis of dementia

These videos explain early warning signs of dementia, when to talk with your doctor and how dementia is diagnosed.

Physical exercise can slow the progression of dementia.

Video: dementia treatments and research

These videos cover treatment options for dementia, what can be done to delay its progression and dementia research.

Caring for someone with dementia is a big responsibility as carers play an essential role.

Video: caring for someone with dementia

Watch these videos for advice on care options for people with dementia, and to find out what help is available for dementia carers.

Dementia and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Video: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and dementia

Watch Dr Mark Wenitong, a leader in Indigenous health, sharing insights on dementia management for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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My life living with dementia - Dementia Support Australia

Agnes Houston shares some of her unexpected sensory challenges living with dementia.

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Living with dementia: making treatment decisions - NPS MedicineWise

People living with dementia have the right to make decisions about their care & treatment. Find out more about advance care planning for dementia.

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Caring for someone who lives alone | Dementia Australia

Each person with dementia is unique and so is the situation in which they find themselves. While most people live with a partner or in some type of family situation, increasingly many people live alone. This may be by choice, or by circumstance. Whatever the reason, it creates a particular challenge for people who care for someone with dementia who lives on their own.

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Engaging with Faith for People Living with Dementia - Dementia Support Australia

Faith related activities can help those living with dementia to promote a sense of belonging and support their spiritual life. This helpsheet provides some suggestions to stay connected spiritually in the weeks and months ahead.

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Help with Dementia | Dementia Australia

Help with Dementia is an online support portal for people living with dementia, their families and carers

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Planning for the future | Dementia Australia

Money matters Make sure that all your important documents such as insurance policies, mortgage and financial papers are the way you want them to be. Tell someone you trust where they are kept. In most states and territories, a person can sign a document called an 'enduring power of attorney'. An enduring power of attorney is a legal arrangement that enables a nominated person to look after your financial affairs if you become unable to do so.

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Providing Personalised Care for a Person Living with Dementia - Dementia Support Australia

Personal Care routines such as showering or using the toilet are private personal activities. When a person with dementia requires assistance with these activities this can be daunting and may lead to changes in behaviour.

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Dementia Support Australia - Available wherever you are located - Dementia Support Australia

Living in a rural or remote location should never lead to feeling disconnected from support, particularly when caring for someone living with dementia

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Dementia In My Family | Dementia Australia

Dementia in My Family offers valuable resources and information for children and adults who either know someone living with dementia or have dementia in the family.

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Dementia language guidelines | Dementia Australia

The purpose of this paper is to promote the consistent use of appropriate, inclusive and non stigmatising language when talking or writing about dementia and people living with dementia.

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