Alzheimer's disease affects brain function, memory and behaviour. Learn about the symptoms, how it’s diagnosed, and how to delay its onset.
Dementia affects a person’s thinking, behaviour and ability to perform everyday tasks. Learn about causes, symptoms, treatments, support and prevention.
Video: signs and diagnosis of dementia
Watch these videos below to learn from an expert about the early warning signs of dementia, when to talk with your doctor and how is dementia diagnosed.
Lewy body disease
Lewy body disease is a common form of dementia. It is similar to Alzheimer's disease, and causes a progressive decline in mental abilities.
Smart ways to keep your brain healthy and sharp
Mental decline starts before age 40. Here are smart ways to keep your brain healthy and help protect your brain against degenerative brain disorders such as Alzheimer's disease.
What causes dementia?
Because there are a number of different types of dementia, there can be varying causes. Find out what causes dementia.
Vascular dementia develops due to problems with the blood’s circulation to the brain. Find out about the types, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) affects the parts of the brain controlling personality, behaviour and language. Learn about how to manage FTD symptoms.
Sundowning occurs when a person’s symptoms of dementia get worse towards the end of the day. If you are a carer, find out how to manage sundowning.
An electroencephalogram, or EEG, is a test that measures the electrical activity of the brain. It can be used to diagnose or monitor conditions such as epilepsy and sleep disorders. Learn more about this diagnostic test from a trusted source.