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Dementia gap widening: Alzheimer's Australia
Posted on October 01, 2014
Alex Leggett
Journalist

Alzheimer's Australia says the gap is widening between First Nations people and non-Indigenous Australians regarding the brain disease dementia.

The organisation says First Nations peoples in Australia are three times more likely to develop dementia than the general population.

​CEO of Alzheimer's Australia, Glenn Rees, says policies must be implemented now to reduce the risk of dementia within communities.


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