Dementia Awareness Month

Dementia Awareness MonthYou are not alone is the theme for Dementia Awareness Month in September.

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National speaking tour by Dr Steven Sabat

Dr Steven SabatDr Steven Sabat M.A., Ph.D. is conducting a national speaking tour around the country to raise awareness about dementia in the community.

Dr Sabat's research has been the intact cognitive and social abilities (including aspects of selfhood) of people with Alzheimer’s disease in the moderate to severe stages of the disease, the subjective experience of having the disease, and the ways in which communication between those diagnosed and their caregivers may be enhanced.

Dr Sabat is the Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Georgetown University.

Dr Sabat will visit:


A series of posters have been developed to promote dementia awareness. These are available for printing by clicking on the link below:

Poster 1 - If your are living with dementia you are not alone

Poster 2 - Life does not end with a diagnosis of dementia

Poster 3 - If you are worried about dementia, you are not alone

Poster 4 - If you'd like to know more about dementia, you are not alone

Poster 5 - Many younger Australians are living with dementia

Poster 6 - More than 413 000 Australians are living with dementia

Poster 7 - Living with dementia can be lonely

Poster 8 - stamp on black or teal

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