Dementia Diseases
More than 100 different diseases can lead to dementia. Some of the diseases are very rare, however. The diseases that can lead to dementia can be divided according to the disease type. Progressive…

Dementia
Dementia is not a natural ageing process, but is always due to disease. Dementia is a condition where brain function is impaired. Impaired memory is the most prominent symptom, although the ability…

The Diagnosis
If you experience the following problems over the course of several months, you should see your family physician: failing memory problems with language, attention, thinking, sense of direction or…

My Rights
The progression of dementia can lead you to develop problems handling your personal affairs such as decisions regarding health and finances. Therefore, it is a good idea to consider the future and…

I Have Dementia
When you find out you have dementia, many thoughts and feelings will surface. What does this mean? What does the future hold? What am I going to do? It may be very hard to believe that this has…

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations
Brochures are available if you come from another country and would like information on dementia diseases in other languages. see Alzheimers Australia site at www.alzheimers.org.au