Information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
What is dementia?
Dementia is an illness of the brain that affects a person’s memory and behaviour. It can change how they act and their ability to do everyday things. Anyone can develop dementia.
Becoming a Dementia Friend
Become a Dementia Friend and learn about dementia and how it affects a person. You can support people with dementia so they remain connected and accepted within your community. Find out more.
What is a dementia-friendly community?
Strong communities look out for each other. By building a dementia-friendly community, you can support people with dementia to stay involved in life and connected to their story, community and culture. Find out more.