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…

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…

Treatment
Every person who has dementia can be treated, although very few can be cured. The treatment is multifactorial and may consist of psychosocial aspects and pharmacological treatment. The medication is…

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

Telling Other People
It is important to remember that the choice to either be open or hide the disease affects both you and your immediate family. It also has an effect on your relationship with friends, acquaintances,…

Everyday Life
There are many different types of dementia, and their courses may vary significantly. It is thus a good idea to get an insight into the course of your dementia. With a good insight into your disease,…