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Dementia video series

Dementia is a condition that affects a person's thinking, their behaviour and their ability to perform everyday tasks. Being diagnosed or living with dementia can be difficult - watch these videos to learn about the condition, support options and ways you can manage dementia.

 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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Alzheimer's Australia | Living With Dementia series

Offered ina range of formats to meet peoples individual needs, attendees will be given the opportunity to: Obtain information Have questions answered Meet and talk confidentially with others in a similar situation Discuss experiences and express feelings in a safe environment Focus on maintaining and enhancing skills and abilities Explore ways of managing now and into the future

Read more on Alzheimer's Australia website

RealTime Health - Dementia: Taking the next step

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Dementia 2: Memory Matters | myVMC

This video provides a basic understanding of Alzheimers disease and examines the ways it affects people living with or caring

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Alzheimer's Australia | Dementia-Friendly Communities

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.

Read more on Alzheimer's Australia website

RealTime Health - Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementia

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RealTime Health - Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementia

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Alzheimer's Australia | Services available for people with Younger Onset Dementia

The task of living with or caring for someone with younger onset dementia can be difficult, and at times feel overwhelming. However, there are a number of organisations which provide services to help both the person living with dementia and their carers continue caring for people with dementia at home.

Read more on Alzheimer's Australia website

RealTime Health - Dementia: Taking the next step

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Carers NSW - Other events

ARTFUL, run by the Museum of Contemporary Art, is a free program for people living with dementia and their carers, which focuses on creating new connections and providing life enriching experiences through creative engagement with contemporary art.

Read more on Carers NSW website

Alzheimer's Australia | Statistics

Key facts and statistics 2016 Updated February 2016

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