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Dementia Australia

We represent the 487,500 Australians living with dementia and the almost 1.6 million Australians involved in their care

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What is dementia?

Dementia describes a collection of symptoms that are caused by disorders affecting the brain. It is not one specific disease.

Dementia affects thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday tasks. Brain function is affected enough to interfere with the person’s normal social or working life.

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