Dementia describes a collection of symptoms that are caused by disorders affecting the brain. It isn't one specific disease.Navigate aged care in Australia
Find resources to help you navigate aged care services in Australia.Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with dementia
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are at a higher risk of developing dementia than non-Indigenous Australians.Young people with dementia
Younger onset dementia is any form of dementia diagnosed in people under the aged of 65. If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with younger onset dementia, you can access information and support here.Research
Research offers us hope. It is through research that we can understand what causes dementia, develop effective treatments, improve care and hopefully one day find a cure.Frequently asked questions
Read some common questions and answers about living with dementia, made in collaboration with health workers, people with dementia, families and carers.
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We would like to express our gratitude to all the healthy ageing advocates, including people living with dementia, older people, families, carers and health professionals, who contributed to the development of this portal. Thank you for sharing your stories and transferring your knowledge to make this portal purposeful and meaningful to support people in the North Brisbane and Moreton Bay region.