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Dementia and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Dementia and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
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Video: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and dementia

Watch Dr Mark Wenitong, a leader in Indigenous health, sharing insights and tips on dementia support and management for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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Where to go for help

Visit the Alzheimer’s Australia website to find out more about dementia and for information on services and programs in your area. Alternatively, you can call the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500.

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Last reviewed: August 2016

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