A healthy brain is quick and efficient. Problems like inflammation, loss of brain cells, tumours, trauma and age-related diseases can change that. Learn more.
An encephalopathy refers to any disturbance of the brain's functioning that leads to problems like confusion and memory loss. Read more here.
Hydrocephalus is caused by a build-up of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain. This fluid is essential, but too much of it can create pressure and damage the brain.
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare brain disorder that causes dementia symptoms. Find trusted partner pages about Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
Pets and dementia
Pets can provide many positive benefits for people with dementia. They can be soothing and provide company and activity for them.
Creating a calming environment for people with dementia
A soothing, calming atmosphere is helpful for everybody. For a person with dementia, it can help minimise their confusion and help them to concentrate and rest.
Dementia video series
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.
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.
Video: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and dementia
Watch these videos to learn from an expert how dementia affects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
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.