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Parkinson’s symptoms

Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological condition, which is characterised by both motor (movement) and non-motor symptoms. The provisional medical diagnosis

Dementia: behavioural and psychological symptoms

The term dementia refers to a group of conditions that cause a progressive widespread decline in brain function. There are

Do self-management support programs work for chronic conditions?

The prevalence of chronic health conditions continues to rise in Australia alongside our ageing population. In addition, the risk of

Video: Can blueberry juice reduce risk of dementia?

With older age come a greater number of health issues including dementia. There is no certain way to prevent dementia

Video: Can exercise help Parkinson’s disease?

Parkinson's disease is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that affects the motor system as well as thinking

Video: Protein overnight for muscle mass maintenance

Deterioration of skeletal muscle mass is a common occurrence in people as they age (known as sarcopenia) and also accompanying

Interrupting the Alzheimer’s pathway

There are currently more than 400,000 people living with dementia in Australia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of

Eyesight problems: when you need glasses

To see something clearly, the light coming from the object we are looking at has to be focused on the

Dementia and eating difficulties

Meal times provide us with an opportunity to spend time with our family and friends, as well as sharing food

Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, a condition in which normal brain function is lost. Symptoms Alzheimer’s

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