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Genetics of dementia

There isn't a single gene that is responsible for most types of dementia. However, some rare types of dementia can be inherited.

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Dementia symptoms

Because there are a number of different types of dementia, there can be varying symptoms. Find out about dementia symptoms.

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Dementia diagnosis

Confirming a diagnosis of dementia can be difficult, particularly when the condition is in its early stages. Find out how dementia is diagnosed.

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Incontinence and dementia

There are many ways to help with managing incontinence in a person with dementia.

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Dementia and buildings

If you are caring for someone with dementia, you may need to make changes to the building where you live. It needs to be as safe as possible for someone with dementia.

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Avoiding dementia discrimination: how to treat someone with dementia

To mark Dementia Action Week 2019, Australians are being urged to avoid unconscious discrimination against people with dementia. Check out these tips.

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Dementia – an overview

Dementia is an umbrella term that refers to symptoms caused by changes in the functioning of the brain that affect memory, personality and behaviour. Read more.

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What causes dementia?

Because there are a number of different types of dementia, there can be varying causes. Find out what causes dementia.

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Just diagnosed with dementia

Trusted information on caring for someone with dementia, including what it means to have just been diagnosed with dementia

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Dementia treatment and care

There are a number of things to consider if you have been diagnosed with dementia. Find out more about dementia treatment and care.

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