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on 5 July

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Alzheimers 1Blog - Let's make dementia top of mind
Kiwis living with dementia are vulnerable and struggling. Research into the lived experience of dementia tells us that while it is possible to live well with dementia in New Zealand it is certainly not easy to do so. It’s time for action. 





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Report - Respite system in crisis
A new report prepared by the New Zealand Carers Alliance in association with Alzheimers NZ and IHC, outlines eight steps government must take to address the problems with our badly broken respite care system, including three priority areas that require immediate action.





Alzheimers 3Have your say on the Carers’ Strategy Action Plan
If you are one of the 430,000 carers in NZ, be sure to have your say on the Strategy Action Plan 2019-2023.
The draft Action Plan covers a wide range of areas including payment for family carers, flexible funding models, continence, young caring, and respite. There are a number of ways you can have your say - you can complete an online survey, attend a workshop or make a written submission. Click here to find a meeting in your area. 





Alzheimers 4Apply for the Alzheimers NZ Annual Fellowship
Applications are now open for the Alzheimers NZ Annual Fellowship, which provides support for professionals developing a research career or incorporating research activities as part of a health-related role. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 31st July





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Pledge your support!

The Dementia Declaration is a first for the New Zealand dementia community.

Help us make it a vehicle for change by signing our ActionStation page.



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