For the general public


Dementia Australia is working to educate the public and build dementia-friendly communities across the country.

Our community sessions are designed to raise awareness of dementia and reduce the stigma and discrimination surrounding it. We also offer sessions focused on brain health which provide strategies to maintain brain health and reduce the risk of dementia, helping people better understand how memory works, and when memory changes may need to be investigated.

All sessions are delivered by Dementia Australia's highly experienced facilitators who specialise in the delivery of education and support related to dementia. We offer select sessions for public attendance.

If you would like to discuss the option of having one of the sessions delivered within your organisation or workplace, this can be offered at a cost. To enquire about fee for service delivery, email

Introduction to Dementia

This session provides an introduction to dementia, including an overview of different types of dementia, diagnosis, planning ahead and how to support someone living with dementia. This session provides more detail about causes of dementia and obtaining a diagnosis.

What You Need to Know About Dementia

This session is designed for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and provides information on dementia, signs and symptoms of dementia and how dementia is diagnosed. It covers living with dementia, caring for someone with dementia and getting help.

Worried About Your Memory?

This session provides information on memory and common changes that may occur with ageing. It provides strategies for improving memory, when to seek help about your concerns and services provided by Dementia Australia.

Younger Onset Dementia

This session provides an introduction to younger onset dementia and the unique impacts of a diagnosis of dementia earlier in life.

Your Brain Matters

This session introduces ways of looking after your brain health, including practical lifestyle strategies that you can implement on a daily basis.