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A podcast about dementia and from its slow beginnings to the longer effects on memory and personality.

Starting slowly dementia initially affects people's memory but then whole personalities are impacted. It is described as an insidious disease and doesn't just affect the elderly.

This is a podcast hosted by Phillip Clark on ABC Nightlife, with Michael Woodward Associate Professor of the Dementia Australia Research Foundation and Maree McCabe Chief Executive of Dementia Australia. They discuss the causes, symptoms and ways to reduce the risk of this disease.

Duration: 50min 40sec

Broadcast: Mon 22 October 2018, 10pm