BFS webinar: Dementia friendly communities
November 20, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
According to Alzheimer’s Australia, there are more than 342,800 Australians living with dementia. In ten years, this figure is expected to increase to 400,000, and without a medical intervention will increase to 900,000 by 2050. Three in ten people aged over 85 and almost one in ten people over 65 have dementia.
In our next webinar, Daniela Gagliardi from Alzheimer’s Australia will explain:
- what dementia is
- the statistics on dementia in Australia
- how people with dementia can live well within their communities
- what a dementia-friendly community looks like
- the importance of being a dementia friendly community.