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Be The Change in 2017
Don’t miss out on opportunities to get involved with the forthcoming Alzheimer’s Australia National Dementia Conference in Melbourne this October. Our call for abstract submissions closes 18 April, while discounted early bird registrations close 18 July.
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Memory Walk & Jog heading back
to Melbourne


Registrations for our 2017 Melbourne Memory Walk & Jog event are now open! Join us at Westerfolds Park in Templestowe on Sunday 23 April for a fun-filled day, get fit and raise funds to help fight dementia.

 
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Congratulations, Kate Swaffer!


Consumer advocate Kate Swaffer has been named South Australia’s Australian of the Year! Since being diagnosed with younger onset dementia in 2008, Kate has passionately advocated for better services and outcomes for people living with the disease. Well done Kate!
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Tee off for dementia

We're hosting our first ever Charity Golf Day on 20 March at Keysborough. Register as a team or individual to experience a fun day of golf while raising vital funds to support people living with dementia.
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Family support sessions -
2017 calendar


If you’re a family member, friend or carer of somebody living with dementia, why not consider attending one of our family information and support sessions across Victoria? View the 2017 calendar online today!
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Small acts of love


This February, explore the importance of love in the lives of people with dementia by attending Small Acts of Love - a national symposium presented in Ballarat by Celebrate Ageing in partnership with the Australian Association of Gerontology.
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A High Tea To Remember | Saturday 4 March

We’re delighted to be hosting A High Tea To Remember again this year with special guest speaker Ita Buttrose AO OBE.

Join us at The Hotel Windsor on Saturday 4 March for delicious food and fascinating conversation with Ita.
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Event
8 things you need to know about dementia

Where Footscray
When  21 February from 2pm
Who    CALD community members
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Check out The Dementia Guide

Since launching late last year, we’ve received overwhelmingly positive feedback on our resource The Dementia Guide. It’s been developed to support people living with dementia and their carers, and is packed with important and useful information.
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A Trek to Remember in Kokoda

Our popular Trek to Remember series of fundraising events is set to continue in October 2017 with a life-changing trip to Kokoda. Get involved, embrace your inner adventurer and raise funds for Alzheimer’s Australia Vic.
 
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Event
Effective Communication

Where Geelong
When  21 February from 1pm
Who    Family carers
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Dementia and the NDIS

People with dementia and their loved ones are invited to join our latest Dementia Discussion event, focusing on the National Disability Insurance Scheme and the implications for people with dementia. Join us on 15 February at Hawthorn, or online via live streaming.
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Dementia and homelessness

A new Alzheimer's Australia discussion paper is urging different sectors of the health system to collaborate in order to provide the most appropriate support to people who are homeless and living with dementia.
 
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