Speaking today at Alzheimers New Zealand’s annual conference, chair Dr Ngaire Dixon says the Government needs to address dementia in next year’s Budget.
Early findings from a large research project into developing a kaupapa Māori theory of dementia and culturally relevant screening tools are signalling the importance of culture to health and wellbeing. By Sara Carberry
The Alzheimers NZ Conference will feature leading global and local speakers over the three-day event in Auckland this month.
A Kiwi healthcare provider is set to research the feasibility of dementia care cottages in New Zealand.
Show your support by wearing purple tomorrow to mark World Alzheimer's Day and help bring awareness to those living with dementia.
After fifty-five years and supporting over 250 people in achieving their national qualifications later, Whanganui nurse Ailsa Stewart is retiring.
A survey of 1,000 New Zealanders shows dementia is one of the most feared diseases yet also one of the least understood.
September is international World Alzheimers Month but Alzheimers New Zealand says Government progress on developing a national dementia framework is too slow. This clip features Helen Doyle from Whanganui, who shares her compelling account of what it is like being diagnosed and living with dementia.
An aged care provider puts on a silent disco for residents with dementia in recognition of Dementia Awareness Month.
Amrita was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's but her passion for music has helped her and her family.