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Alzheimer's Australia Vic eNews April 2015
Ita Buttrose to speak at Let's Talk About Sex

Click here to find out which speakers will be joining Ita Buttrose AO OBE at our inaugural Let’s Talk About Sex conference this September.

The event, hosted by Alzheimer’s Australia Vic and COTA Victoria, aims to challenge many of the assumptions, taboos and stereotypes when it comes to older people and sexual intimacy.

Interested in being a speaker at the conference? Submit an abstract before 13 May here
 



A Night To Remember is almost upon us! Have you booked your spot yet?

Bringing together 330 guests, the event will feature five delicious courses with matching wine, each prepared by one of the five world-renowned chefs who are generously supporting us.

For more information or to book, click here





Did you know that Alzheimer’s Australia Vic runs ‪dementia-related education modules for health professionals that can be accessed anywhere and at any time?

Welcome to the world of Dementia Learning Online! To find out more, click here or contact Phoebe Lindsay, 03 9816 5750 or phoebe.lindsay@alzheimers.org.au

How prevalent is dementia in your area?



Ever wondered how prevalent dementia is in Victoria? Check out the data, including future projections, here.

Join us for the premier screening of three video resources produced to support our HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND) toolkit.

The event will take place at the Positive Living Centre, 51 Commercial Road, Prahran from 4.30pm on Wednesday 3 June. For more information, or to RSVP click here

The HAND toolkit is part of the Dementia and Chronic Conditions Series. To download it, click here

Interested in finding out what can affect your risk for Alzheimer's disease?

We are seeking people 50 or older to participate in a research study investigating the relationship between memory performance and the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

For more information about what’s involved or to sign up, click here

 
SBS Insight - Dancing With Dementia


 
Click here to watch SBS Insight's program on living well with dementia.



As we come to the end of the financial year, there is no better time to make a donation to Alzheimer’s Australia Vic and help those impacted by dementia. Your donation can go a long way to support our work and ensure that we are able to continue to provide support, education and advocacy well into the future.

To make a donation, click here

Check out the details of two of our May workshops ...



‘Activity Programs Based on the Montessori Method’ provides an introduction to the Montessori approach to dementia care and demonstrates the creation and presentation of meaningful activities. For more information or to book, click here

‘iPads for Engagement’ presents ways in which this technology can support digital reminiscence therapy through images, music and games as well as enabling communication with geographically distant family and friends. For more information or to book, click here


 


The latest Entertainment Books and Digital Membership are now available. Support Alzheimer’s Australia Vic and save money at the same time! Order your copy online here

Remember 20% of the purchase price goes directly to our organisation!

 
Dementia-friendly community in Beechworth



Check out this article from The Border Mail, detailing Beechworth’s planned transformation into one of the first dementia-friendly communities in Australia.

Renew your membership

As July approaches, it’s time to start thinking about renewing your Alzheimer's Australia Vic membership.

You can do so here or contact Rebecca McCormick on 03 9816 5783 or rebecca.mccormick@alzheimers.org.au



 
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