Requesting Expressions of interest (EOI) for the National Dementia Mate Wareware Leadership and Advisory Group

By NZDF on 5/02/2020

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand , in partnership with Te Aka Whai Ora Māori Health Authority, is seeking suitable applicants for seven positions on the National Dementia Mate Wareware Leadership and Advisory Group (DLG).

This is an exciting milestone in progressing the New Zealand Dementia Mate Wareware Action plan. We warmly encourage our NZ Dementia Foundation whānau to consider registering an expression of interest or nomination for this outstanding opportunity. 


Concussions in sport in the news

By NZDF on 5/02/2020

The concern over concussions and head injury in sport leading to increased dementia risk has spread to rugby, as a special New Zealand Herald feature explains.


Celebration Choir has recorded a song

By NZDF on 5/02/2020

The CeleBRation Choir, a community singing group for adults living with an acquired neurological condition, has recorded a song written especially for them called Celebration.

 


Kiwi Alister Robertson is the new chair of Dementia Alliance International.

By NZDF on 5/02/2020

Alister was diagnosed with younger onset Alzheimer’s in 2014 and has become a vocal advocate in New Zealand and internationally.