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Let former NRL star Mark Tookey show you how simple brain health can be from the comfort of your own home.

Are you up for the challenge?

Dementia Australia (Qld) CEO Victoria Beedle outlines aspects of everyday living that can enhance brain health for all Queenslanders.

Former NRL player Mark Tookey and World Obstacle champion Laura Newton discuss the importance of maintaining an active lifestyle to optimise the health of your brain.

Internationally recognised dementia friendly design principles and practices are showcased at a ground-breaking, dementia learning facility in Parkville that was opened on 23 October 2013 by Ita Buttrose AO, OBE, former Dementia Australia National President and 2013 Australian of the Year. The first of its kind in Australia, the new facility showcases dementia friendly design features with the intention of educating and calling for all workplaces, homes and public spaces to commit to becoming dementia friendly.

This is a resource for services working in the disability sector, providing an understanding of dementia and the services and supports available for people living with dementia, to enable their ongoing involvement in the community.

It is also a resource for family members and friends who are concerned about signs of cognitive decline in a relative or friend who lives with an intellectual disability.

This resource has been funded by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services and produced by Dementia Australia NSW.

Dawn is living with dementia. Hear Dawn speak about how she stays engaged in an active lifestyle.


Trish is living with dementia. Hear Trish speak about how she stays engaged in an active lifestyle.


Peter is living with dementia.

Hear Peter speak about how he stays engaged in an active lifestyle.