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on 17 November


Alzheimers News - November 2022
You're invited: Alzheimers conference 2023
Our new events series is set to kick-off in March next year with Repositioning Dementia: A new start. The inaugural event – held both in person and online – is on Thursday 23 March. This marks the start of the series of four events over 2023 and 2024.
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Record your journey, leave a legacy
We're delighted to share the My Life's Journey app was officially launched this month. It uses reminiscence therapy to guide users to record and reflect on moments that weave together the story of their life, and encourage people to record the moments that matter most to them.
Download today
Latest podcast: Where support starts
Join Dr Etu Ma’u to explore where support is needed in Aotearoa, following the release of the World Alzheimer Report 2022. Dr Ma’u highlights the need for more support – particularly for ethnic communities – throughout a person’s life.
Listen now
Join our Dementia Learning Centre webinar
Assistive technologies play an important role in supporting people to maintain or improve their independence, safety, and wellbeing. Yet, there is a myriad of these devices available in Aotearoa, and knowing which one is right for you or a loved one can be difficult. Join our webinar to find out more.
Register online
Stop press
  • Alzheimer's Disease International’s recent webinar 'Innovations in post-diagnosis support: The changing role of clinicians, treatments and care interventions' is now available online.
  • The Centre for Co-Created Ageing Research (CCREATE-AGE) launched earlier this month as a dedicated ageing research centre at the University of Auckland Waipapa Taumata Rau.
  • World Health Organization (WHO) has recently published a blueprint for dementia research, the first of its kind for non-communicable diseases.
Alzheimers New Zealand
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Postal Address: PO Box 11-288, Manners St Postshop, Wellington 6142

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