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Join Us For An Exclusive Performance From Dunedin Symphony Orchestra.

Music for Memory - Sunday 9th November 2020

14 Oct 2020

Join us for an exclusive performance from a Dunedin Symphony Orchestra quartet. Sunday 8th Novemb...

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Design, Dignity, Design. World Alzheimer Report 2020

21 Sep 2020

The World Alzheimer Report 2020: Design, Dignity, Dementia: dementia-related design and the built...

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Tips for voting at an Annual General Meeting

21 Sep 2020

The Alzheimers Otago AGM is on the 29th September, 2pm, Dunedin Community House. Here are some ti...

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To drink or not to drink

01 Sep 2020

We explore the current research about alcohol consumption and cognitive decline.

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Transitioning into long term care

01 Sep 2020

Welcome to part 3 of our transitions series from Central Otago Community Educator, Donna Watt. Th...

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Music for dementia

05 Aug 2020

Music, particularly from their early years, can reignite memories and provide solace and security...

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Stories from our community - Judy O'Donohue

31 Jul 2020

Our community share their stories of the COVID-19 lockdown.

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Top tips for communicating with a person with dementia

20 Jul 2020

We share our top tips for a communicating with a person with Dementia

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Older person with Dementia and care partner living at home

To move or not to move after a dementia diagnosis

03 Jul 2020

The second edition of our "transitions" series examines the tough decision many families face aft...

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Stories from our community - Dennis Grennell

03 Jul 2020

Dennis Grennell from Queenstown shares his experience of lockdown.

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Stories from our community - Sandra Cromarty

16 Jun 2020

Volunteer, Sandra Cromarty shares her story of the level 4 lock-down

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Stories from our community - Barry Thompson

16 Jun 2020

Barry Thompson from Dunedin shares his experience of the recent level 4 lock-down.

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The family to-do list

16 Jun 2020

Community Educator Shona Johnsen shares a simple strategy that makes offering and accepting help...

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June 2020 Newsletter

04 Jun 2020

Please enjoy the June edition of our newsletter.

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Newsletter March 2020

04 Jun 2020

Please enjoy the March 2020 edition of our newsletter

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Gardening and brain health

04 Jun 2020

Engaging in regular leisure-time activities such as gardening, walking, and dancing is associated...

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Windows Into Dementia

Windows on Dementia

22 May 2020

Listen to the latest Alzheimers NZ podcast where our Manager Liz Harburg share our experience of...

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Taking care of the carer during COVID-19

14 Apr 2020

Some tips to help carers look after themselves in isolation.

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A quieter shopping experience

22 Mar 2020

Supermarkets are taking steps to make our grocery shopping a little easier.

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Research in brief: Walking for sundowning syndrome

21 Mar 2020

A research update on the impact of walking on sundowning behaviour

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Transitions in dementia - diagnosis

21 Mar 2020

Welcome to the first of four articles in a series called Transitions. In these articles our Centr...

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