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Report suggests healthier lifestyles could lower rates of dementia

9 April 2014 - A report released today by Alzheimer’s Australia and the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) suggests that action on preventative health measures could lower the risk of dementia for future generations. [read more]

Global Perspective newsletter for March 2014

The March 2014 issue of our Global Perspective newsletter is now available. This issue includes news of ADI's work following the G8 dementia summit, a new report on nutrition and dementia and an update on the rising impact of dementia worldwide, as well as regular features. [Read it now]

Sign the petition: "Make dementia a priority agenda item at the G20"

13 March 2014 - The Center for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) is calling on Austalian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to place dementia prominently on the G20 agenda at the next meeting to be held in Brisbane in November. The group are calling on the G20 to follow in the footsteps of the British Prime Minister in recognising dementia as “the disease that steals lives, wrecks families and breaks hearts” and “an increasing threat to global health”. [read more]

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