What is Dementia? (About dementia 1)
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What is Dementia? (About dementia 1)

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Summary: Dementia describes a collection of symptoms that are caused by disorders affecting the brain. It is not one specific disease. Dementia affects thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday tasks. Brain function is affected enough to interfere with the person's normal social or working life.
Organisation: Dementia Australia (former name: Alzheimer's Australia)
Publishing date: August 2017
Last reviewed: August 2018
Target audience: General

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