Adults as young as 30 are being diagnosed with early-onset dementia, research from Alzheimer’s Australia shows.
The condition commonly associated with ageing currently effects around 24,700 Australians under the age of 65.
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Brienna Marsh spent last Christmas at the aged care facility where her elderly grandparents now live, an experience the 25-year-old artist described as “not ideal.”
Moments like these were the source of Macnish’s latest work commmisioned by Next Wave Festival, HOME.
Most of us have a vague understanding of the symptoms but very few can relate to the struggle of living with dementia.
Thanks to Unreal Dimension Kit (UDK), an award-wining game engine, Alzheimer’s Australia Vic have created an immersive simulation program to allow individuals to experience first-hand what it might be like to have dementia.
A recent survey has revealed Western Australians are conflicted over what age signifies senior citizenship.
The research, commissioned by West Australia’s largest not-for-profit aged care provider, the Bethanie Group, indicates as we get older, we become increasingly reluctant to accept senior status.