Help fight

Dementia

250 new cases

of dementia are developed each day

It's the leading cause of disability in

Australians over 65

$44 = 1hr

of research time

Join our team of researchers, volunteers and everyday people.

You’ll be notified when the time you give is being used by researchers, and kept in the loop so you can
see how your contribution is making a real difference.

Together we've funded

0157

hrs of Time this year

  • "Medical research changes the lives of people generationally for the good. Medical researchers are the unsung heroes of our community!"

    Lyn
  • "I’m a big supporter of innovation and new discoveries because they open so many doorways to the future"

    Aliya
  • "I love being able to give back and support the community"

    Jo

These are some of the projects and researchers you're backing when you join this team:

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  • Dementia

    Reducing re-admission rates in hip surgery patients

    Hip fractures in elderly patients can be devastating for both physical and mental health. After undergoing surgery many patients go home, and without proper aftercare a large portion (33%) are re-admitted to hospital after further falls.

    Find out more

  • Dementia

    Screening stroke patients for falls: can we do better?

    Every year, 50,000 Australians suffer from stroke. Of these people, more than half will go on to have a permanent disability that makes carrying out everyday tasks difficult or impossible without help.

    Find out more

  • Dementia

    Sterling's Dream

    Sterling is just 10 years old. He has a dream – to find a cure to Dementia. The search for a solution is underway, and researchers working with The Common Good are right at the forefront.

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  • Dementia

    Identifying dementia early

    Dr Eamonn Eeles and his team are replicating and developing a new isotope to use in the radiography of the brain that will allow areas of the brain, that haven't been seen before, to be shown. Once approved, this revolutionary scan can be used on dementia patients.

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  • Dementia

    What is Dementia?

    Dr Eamonn Eeles is working with the CSIRO and Queensland Brain Institute to test a new brain imaging technique that he hopes will help doctors make a quick and definitive early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.

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