Frontotemporal dementia is an uncommon type of dementia, estimated to affect around 16,000 people in the UK. The front (red) and temporal (orange) lobes of the brain become damaged, causing symptoms which include changes in personality and behaviour, and difficulties with language
The Bigger Story: Running workshops for people with dementia
Dementia is set to cost Australia an estimated $18 billion a year by 2025, as Alzheimer's Australia calls for a national strategy to combat the disease.
Silver Memories, a 24-hour radio station devoted to song from the ‘20s through to the ‘50s and old fashioned radio serials, is proving to be a powerful tool in fighting the effects of dementia. Cathy Van Extel visits a Queensland nursing home for a sing-along.