Dementia is the second leading cause of death in Australia. It is one of the most common yet misunderstood illnesses in Australia. Alzheimer’s, on the other hand, is a specific type of brain disease. It is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for 60 to 80 per cent of dementia cases
Non-medication treatments are better than drugs for adults with dementia in aged care.
Older adults living with Alzheimer's could benefit from more aerobic exercise.
Good-quality sleep throughout a whole night is optimal for learning and memory.
Study finds strong link between poor sleep and dementia.
A new Alzheimer's study finds being overweight puts more pressure on brain health.
These are the symptoms to look out for.
Help from experts could help improve the cognition of people at risk.
Older Australians are using interactive gaming to improve their brains and balance.
Study links exposure to noise to an increased risk for Alzheimer's.
Blood test promises to make diagnosis cheaper, but a treatment remains elusive.
Researchers unsure if anxiety is a symptom or if it contributes to cognitive decline.
It's possible to influence your risk of the disease.