I have dementia
Dementia affects people in different ways and each person will find their own approach to managing changes associated with dementia. You may have received a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia and you may have many questions about what it means, what to do next and who can help.
This section I have dementia provides a range of information, ideas for you to consider and suggest types of support that Alzheimer’s Australia can offer you.
If you would prefer to talk to someone, you can call the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500.
You may have been wondering what is happening to you for some time now and have probably been worried and anxious about the changes you've noticed. Find out what you can do to help yourself.
This section provides information and suggestions about planning for the future, if one is diagnoised with dementia. Information about a range of issues that one needs to consider, plan and seek assistance for.
Younger onset dementia or early onset dementia refers to dementia which first emerges before a person reaches the age of 65. Younger onset dementia can occur in your 50’s, 40’s or even your 30’s. This section provides information that will help people to understand their symptoms and plan for the future.
Alzheimer's Australia also provides many types of services and support to family members and care givers. Information on how we can help can be found in under I care for someone with dementia.
Help Sheets on Information for People with Dementia may also be of some assistance.