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National Dementia Conference 2016 -Event Highlights

National Dementia Conference 2016 Dementia is the most significant health issue facing the nation, and according to the AIHW, the number of Australians living with dementia is expected to rise to 400,000 in less than five years. The sharing of information and range of services available is a key element to supporting people living with…

31 Mar 2016, by test test

Healthcare

Dementia: Language and stigma

Post by Kate Swaffer, Consultant, Alzheimer’s Australia and Consumer Advocate. She is also the author of the "Creating life with words: Inspiration, love and truth" blog. As the incidence of dementia rises globally, the rate and scale has forced governments to make it a health priority, and from a consumer’s perspective, it is therefore very…

12 Jan 2015, by test test

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The fight against dementia needs collaboration

Dementia is one of the biggest global public health challenges facing our generation.  In December 2013 Alzheimer’s Disease International released its Global Impact of Dementia 2013- 2050 report. According to the policy briefing paper the number of people living with dementia globally is estimated at 44.35 million and is expected to reach 135.46 million by…

10 Jan 2014, by test test