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Register now for Repositioning Dementia: What’s next?

We’re excited to let you know our fourth and final Repositioning Dementia event will be held in September to mark World Alzheimers Month!

The final event will focus on our three kaupapa of the Dementia Mate Wareware Action Plan, research and the lived experience of dementia mate wareware.

Date: Tuesday 24 September 2024

Time: 9am to 7pm (including a networking event from 5pm)

Venue: Tiakiwai Conference Centre (part of the National Library of New Zealand), Corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon, Wellington and online

Keep checking back as we add more details to our exciting programme!

Event programme

Mihi whakatau and welcome

  • Taranaki Whānui
Dementia Mate Wareware Action Plan

  • Aged Care Review – Andy Inder, Health NZ
  • Lifestyle interventions for dementia risk reduction – Global findings and implications – Dr. Susanne Röhr

  • World Alzheimer Report 2024 launch
  • Dementia in the Indian Community – Kamanie Silochan
  • Dementia and Pacific Peoples in Aotearoa – Dr Etu Ma’u
  • Alzheimers NZ 2024 Fellowship announcement
Human rights and the lived experience

  • Dementia Declaration – Alzheimers NZ Lived Experience Advisory Group

Join us for a networking event from 5pm if you’ll be there in person

Thanks to our sponsors and supporters

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Platinum sponsor

Founded in Canterbury in 1984, Ryman has been pioneering retirement living in New Zealand for 40 years.

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Gold sponsor

Summerset started from humble beginnings and with a simple vision to create a retirement community that their own parents would be happy to call home.

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Office for Seniors

Gold Sponsor

The Office for Seniors is the primary advisor to the Government on issues affecting older people, located within the Ministry of Social Development.

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Freemasons Foundation

Principal partner, dementia delegates

The Foundation is an example of Freemasonry in action.

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Silver sponsor

Audika’s hearing clinics have teams of competent hearing care workers, all highly specialized and dedicated in both heart and mind to helping more people hear better.

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Event organiser and charity partner

Experts at developing your engagement strategy, designing your event and delivering the experience – in-person, online or both.