A Trek to Remember is underway
Best of luck to Rosalie, Bianca, Alice, Mary, Kristin and Warwick - our band of intrepid explorers, who are, as we speak, embarking on the adventure of a lifetime in Nepal. Over the next two weeks they will be trekking to raise funds for Alzheimerâ€™s Australia Vic.
Keep an eye on our Facebook page for further updates or, if you would like to show your support, click here!
Radio National Big Ideas panel discussion
Check out this special ABC Radio National Big Ideas show broadcast earlier in October as part of Mental Health Week.
A forum held at the The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health examined some of the promising new research into dementia diagnosis. Our consumer Jenny appeared on the panel.
Dementia Awareness Month School Banners
A big THANK YOU to all the schools that participated in our Dementia Awareness Month school banners project. Thank you to all of you for your hard work and creativity. We LOVE them!
Check out the pictures here.
Exploring Montessori as a Practice Model
Join us in Parkville on 9 November for this workshop â€“ an introduction to Montessori through the work of Dr. Cameron Camp. The program provides an introduction to Montessori as a model for service delivery and uses self-assessment tools to explore how this might look in your organisation.
For more information or to register click here.
Stand Up & Go research study
A new University of Melbourne and National Ageing Research Institute research project into impact of sitting time and physical activity on brain health is seeking volunteers. For more information, click here.
Intellectual Disability and Dementia
The changes associated with dementia impact significantly on the person, their family and carers. For a person with intellectual disability it may be harder to recognise an emerging dementia condition.
Participating in this program on 19 November will help you to identify dementia related changes in people who have an existing intellectual disability.
For more information click here.