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Support and Care for Individuals with Young Onset Dementia

Support and Care for Individuals with Young Onset Dementia

A young onset dementia diagnosis can be extremely overwhelming. For many people, it can feel like they’ve had their whole life planned, and that’s now been taken away. But it’s important to remember that people with young onset dementia can still lead full and...

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Navigating Dementia Caring: Essential Tips for Caregivers

Navigating Dementia Caring: Essential Tips for Caregivers

Not many people are prepared for a loved one's dementia diagnosis. It can be a difficult and emotional time for the whole family, and for the person living with dementia. That's why they need the very best support possible, but it can be difficult for caregivers to...

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Life Planning with Younger Onset Dementia

Life Planning with Younger Onset Dementia

Dementia is a condition most commonly associated with older Australians. However, some people first experience dementia symptoms in their 30s, 40s or 50s. This is known as younger onset dementia, and it can certainly be a challenging diagnosis to receive. Most likely,...

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What is the Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia?

What is the Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia?

A question we hear a lot is “what is the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia?”. Many people confuse the two, often believing them to be the same thing. As a quick answer, Alzheimer’s is the specific name of the disease, and dementia is the umbrella term that...

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