- Preventing dementia
- Memory loss
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Vascular dementia (multi-infarct dementia)
- Lewy body dementia
- Frontotemporal dementia (Pick’s disease)
- Dementia videos
- Information for carers of dementia patients
- Transition of patients with dementia into an aged care home
- Supportive care
Exercise for brain health
|Exercise has shown positive effects in brain functioning with accumulating evidence that memory and learning can improve with regular physical activity. This is especially relevant for studies looking into various strains of dementia.|
For more information, see Exercise for Brain Health.
Nutrition and brain health
|The effect of certain foods on brain development, mood disorders, cognition (thinking), disease states and aging has promised to be an essential area of research, development, non-pharmacological treatment and preventative measures.|
For more information, see Nutrition and Brain Health.
Effects of mental activity on health
|The protective, emotional, physical, psychological and neurological effects of stimulating the mind are widespread. Mental activity increases the flow of blood, oxygen and nutrients to the brain.|
For more information, see Effects of Mental Activity on Health.
For more information, see Memory Loss.
For more information, see Alzheimer’s Disease.
Vascular dementia (multi-infarct dementia)
For more information, see Vascular Dementia (Multi-Infarct Dementia).
Lewy body dementia
For more information, see Lewy Body Dementia.
Frontotemporal dementia (Pick’s disease)
For more information, see Frontotemporal Dementia (Pick’s Disease).
|Dr Karyn Boundy discusses the causes, symptoms, testing and possible treatments of memory problems.|
Watch the video Memory Disturbances.
|An epidemic of dementia is occurring in Australia and around the world. Professor Craig Anderson explores the link between vascular risk factors and dementia.|
Watch the video Dementia Prevention.
Ten for ten for life
Watch the video Ten for Ten for Life.
Watch the video Memory Matters.
Caring for the carer
|Caring for a person with Alzheimers disease is often a heroic task that demands a great deal of adjustment, patience and understanding.|
Watch the video Caring for the Carer.
Information for carers of dementia patients
|As an individual’s dementia worsens, he or she will need more care and assistance. Consequently, many people with dementia live in professional aged care facilities. If you are caring for someone with dementia, you may find these tips useful.|
For more information, see Information for Carers of Dementia Patients.
Transition of patients with dementia into an aged care home
For more information, see Transition of Patients with Dementia into an Aged Care Home.
For more information on this group, see Alzheimer’s Australia.