Dementia is the second leading cause of death of Australians, and the leading cause of death of Australian women. The focus of Dementia Action Week is to reduce the stigma and discrimination experienced by people living with dementia and their families/carers.

As you age, changes may occur in your brain that might affect your memory and thinking. This is normal. You may forget names, appointments, directions or lose things. But if you are concerned, make an appointment to see your GP by booking here or phone 8370 9777.

To support Dementia Australia, click here.