Maree McCabe
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Maree McCabe

CEO of Dementia Australia As the CEO at Dementia Australia, the national peak body and charity for people, of all ages, living with all forms of dementia, their families, and carers, I am proud to lead a passionate, committed, nation-wide team of more than 500 staff. We provide expert and evidence-based, support services, education, and information. We are active advocates for making a difference to the health and quality of care and life outcomes for all Australians impacted by dementia.

Meaningful activities for those living with dementia

Dementia can affect a person’s ability to think, remember and communicate. People’s abilities can vary greatly, and staying involved and...
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Decoding dementia: recognising early signs and what actions to take

Maree McCabe, AM, CEO of Dementia Australia offers expert advice on how to spot dementia early on, and what to...
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Relationships and Dementia

Living with dementia increases the complexity of intimate and family relationships and, as dementia progresses, these need to be reframed...
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Dementia: Support and Respite For Carers

​Support for families and carers Dementia Australia provides high-quality services and support to meet family and carer needs. We recognise,...
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Dementia Support for Families and Carers

As you care for someone with dementia, it is important to focus on your own emotional, mental & physical wellbeing....
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The Myths & Warning Signs of Dementia

Confronting the Myths Here are the most common myths which perpetuate misleading information and stigma about Alzheimer’s disease and the...
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Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s Disease

Many people have heard of dementia but might not understand what it is or what the difference is between Alzheimer’s...
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Discrimination and Dementia

During this year’s Dementia Action Week, Dementia Australia released a report, Discrimination and Dementia – enough is enough, showing that...
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Travelling & Holidays With Dementia

Living with dementia does not mean you cannot travel. Travelling can be stressful and challenging, but it can also be...
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