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Dogs can get dementia – but lots of walks may lower the risk

Image: Chi - Courtesy June Greaves Dogs get dementia too. But it’s often difficult to spot. Research published yesterday shows how common it is, especially in...

What allegations of Alzheimer’s research fraud mean for patients

Image: Inflammatory cells surrounding amyloid plaque and activation of astrocytes, critical in maintaining the brain health. Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Author provided (no reuse) Alzheimer’s disease...

Serving up choice and dignity in aged care – how meals are enjoyed is about more than what’s on the plate

Image: Unsplash/CDC Meals are rituals built around pleasures and choices. While what is served at mealtimes in aged care homes has received recent attention and Labor has pledged to...

Do we really ‘lose our filter’ as we age?

Image: Eduardo Barrios/Unsplash Many of us will have experienced some unexpected honesty from the older people in our lives. Whether it’s grandma telling you your...

A healthier heart can protect your brain too. 5 lifestyle changes to prevent dementia

AAP Image/Dave Hunt When we think of dementia, we often fear a loss of control. But the reassuring news is up to 40% of dementias can be prevented...

We asked two experts to watch The Father and Supernova. These new films show the fear and loss that come with dementia

 Olivia Coleman and Anthony Hopkins in The Father (2020) IMDB Two new films explore the fear of forgetting, loss of control, and other complexities that...