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Ask Annie for dementia help

All aged care workers now have free access to Ask Annie, the award-winning mobile dementia edu..

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Improving deep sleep may prevent dementia

As little as 1 per cent reduction in deep sleep per year for people over 60 years of age trans..

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Slowing down can be a warning

It’s generally accepted we will lose muscle strength and slow down as we age, making it more..

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Gene testing and dementia

Actor Chris Hemsworth’s announcement that he carries two copies of the ApoE4 gene, increasin..

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How does dementia affect libido?

Dementia Australia says more understanding and acceptance is needed about the effects of demen..

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Links between metabolism and brain health

Every three seconds, someone in the world is diagnosed with dementia. And while there is no kn..

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Call for dementia care to be recognised as a human right

Dementia experts from around the globe have called for dementia care after diagnosis to be rec..

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Adventure instead of dementia?

Many of us have heard of music therapy and art therapy — but what about travel therapy? A ne..

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Vitamin D deficiency and dementia

Dementia is one of the major causes of disability and dependency among older people worldwide,..

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$26 billion needed for Alzheimer’s?

The cost of Alzheimer’s disease is expected to rise by more than 70 per cent to more than $2..