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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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Dementia Australia | The Dementia Guide

*/ The Dementia Guide, a friend to support people living with dementia and carers.

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Dementia (Alzheimer's disease) information video | myVMC

Living with dementia and providing dementia care can be difficult. Watch tips and advice from doctors and people with Alzheimers disease in this video.

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Dementia Australia | For people with dementia - SA

The Community Programs Team offer a range of services designed to support the specific needs of people living with dementia.

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Dementia Australia | Support for people with dementia in ACT

Dementia Australia ACT offers a range of services for people living with dementia or those concerned about increasing lapses of memory.

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Dementia Australia | Dementia In My Family

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 Australia | For people with dementia

Dementia Australia offers a range of education programs designed to support the specific needs of people living with dementia. Living with dementia program If you are living with early stage dementia or are a family carer for someone with dementia, you are welcome to join our early intervention program. You will get information and support through sharing your experiences with a small goup of others in a similar situation.

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Dementia Australia | Planning for the future

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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Dementia Australia | Engage, Enable, Empower

Watch and read about the experiences of people living with dementia. Meet people like Trish (pictured), who wish to share their story so that they can help others living with a diagnosis of dementia.

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Dementia Australia | Dementia Friendly Home app

The Dementia-Friendly Home app provides carers with ideas to make their home more accessible for people living with dementia. With 70% of people with dementia living in the community, the app enables the home to be made more dementia-friendly. This can allow the person to stay in their own home, enjoy their regular lifestyle activities and remain engaged with their community for longer.

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Dementia Australia | Support groups - NSW

Support Groups give you an opportunity to meet with others in a similar situation to share experiences, learn new ideas for skills for living with dementia and engaging in mutual problem solving. What happens at a Support Group?

Read more on Dementia Australia website

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