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Fancy enjoying afternoon tea with Aussie icon Ita Buttrose?

Join Alzheimer's Australia National Ambassador, Ita Buttrose AO OBE for an ‘Afternoon Tea to Remember’ at Melbourne’s most renowned grand hotel, The Windsor on 19 or 20 March. Make a reservation.



An online auction of unique tea cosies

To support the afternoon tea, an array of handmade tea cosies will be on display in the foyer of the hotel and will be available for silent auction from 14 March. If you would like to receive a reminder of the auction date email newsvic@alzheimers.org.au and keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates.


Memory Walk & Jog heading to Doncaster

Join Alzheimer’s Australia Vic Ambassador, Amy Jackson of Melbourne City Women's FC and thousands of other Melbournians at our upcoming Memory Walk & Jog event in Doncaster on 17 April. For more information, click here.


Have YOUR say about dementia, ahead of the federal election

With a federal election looming, Alzheimer's Australia wants to make sure leaders, policy makers and the community are thinking about the issues affecting people impacted by dementia. Make sure you voice is heard by clicking here and completing our survey by Monday 7 March


Experience A Trek to Remember in Vietnam or Tanzania

Are you ready for a trekking challenge?  You can set yourself a physical challenge in Vietnam or Tanzania while raising funds for Alzheimer’s Australia Vic. These once-in-a-lifetime adventures include trekking, cycling, kayaking and the priceless feelings of achievement and giving. To find out more, click here


Thank you ExxonMobil

Since 2010 ExxonMobil Australia has supported important, awareness raising campaigns each year during the Victorian Seniors Festival. A recent visit by ExxonMobil senior executives provided an opportunity for Alzheimer’s Australia Vic to acknowledge ExxonMobil for its ongoing support, one example of which can be seen by clicking here.



New research reveals alarming increases in dementia prevalence, state-wide

Research released this month by Alzheimer’s Australia Vic shows 96,789 Victorians are currently living with dementia - a figure predicted to rise by almost 300 per cent by 2050 to 386,397. Read more about the research and our submission to the State Government that calls for funding for a major awareness raising campaign. Read one of the highlights from the media coverage -  Leader News story here.


Health professionals … get two courses for the price of one!

Fancy saving time and money while simultaneously achieving your professional development goals? Our Package & Save intensive, value-packed days combine TWO of our most-popular education workshops into ONE. For upcoming dates and locations click here.


Dementia: Breaking down the myths

If you’re in Cowes, Sunshine or Shepparton, make sure you check out one of our forthcoming '‪Dementia - breaking down the myths' public seminars. Learn what dementia is, key symptoms, common myths, the support services available, and address any concerns you may have. For more information or to register, click one of the following links:
 
Cowes           Sunshine              Shepparton


Medusa - fundraising through music

Indie Pop Rock artist Medusa is supporting Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation - Victoria by donating 80 per cent of the money raised from sales of her new album ‘A Sheer Sky’. The album will be launched at a special event at Rah Bar in South Yarra on 18 March. For more information, click here


Effective Communication session in Geelong and Hamilton

In March, we’ll be in Geelong and Hamilton to host our FREE session ‘Effective Communication’. Family carers who may need some help in understanding and managing the changes in communication caused by dementia are encouraged to attend.To find out more, click here
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