Annual Christmas Fundraiser
Research holds the key
to defeating dementia
You can help fund research into the causes, care, prevention and potential treatments for dementia.
Every $2.00 donation gives you an entry ticket and chance to take home a beautiful gift!
There are more than 413,106 Australians living with dementia
Of the people currently living with dementia 55% (228,238) are female and 45% (184,868) are male
By 2025 the number of people with dementia is expected to increase to 536,164
Without a medical breakthrough, the number of people with dementia is expected to reach 1,100,890 by 2056
Currently around 244 people each day are joining the population with dementia. The number of new cases of dementia will increase to 318 people per day by 2025 and over 650 people per day by 2056
There are an estimated 25,938 people with younger onset dementia, expected to rise to 29,375 by 2025 and 42,252 by 2056
Dementia is the second leading cause of death of Australians contributing to 5.4% of all deaths in males and 10.6% of all deaths in females each year