• Acting now to prevent dementia

    Open Forum     |      March 15, 2021

    Dementia prevention needs to be Australia’s next public health area of focus, as the nation heads towards a projected number of one million people with dementia by 2056.

  • Healthy lifestyles and exercise help keep dementia at bay

    Cheryl Critchley     |      December 30, 2018

    Dementia cases have doubled over the past 25 years, creating enormous health challenges around the world. While its causes remain complex, mounting evidence suggests that regular exercise can help avoid or postpone it.

  • Memories are made of this – Tackling dementia with music therapy

    Imogen Crump     |      September 21, 2018

    A new global study, led by the University of Melbourne, is bringing music in as medicine to treat people with dementia and depression.

  • Drammed if you do, drammed if you don’t

    Open Forum     |      August 11, 2018

    French and UK researchers have found a link between both abstaining from alcohol, and drinking more than two units a day during our midlife, and an increased risk of developing dementia.