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About us

Alzheimers Whanganui takes a positive approach to living with dementia/mate wareware. We focus on what a person is still able to do rather than what has been lost. We are the only organisation in Whanganui, Rangitikei and Waimarino solely dedicated to making life better for all people affected by dementia –  Kia piki te ora mo nga tangata mate pōrewarewa.  Our Support service involves working with the person with dementia, the main carer; the extended family/whānau and the community.

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Carer Education Workshops

Whānau Wellbeing and Dementia Education Programme (Six Sessions).

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The Group

‘The Group’ is a community based program, which began in Marton in 2008, to provide social activities and companionship for people with early to advanced dementia still living at home.

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Alzheimers Whanganui Spring Newsletter 2021

Thursday 9 September, 2021

Support us

Give in memory of a loved one

Give in memory of a loved one

A donation made as a gift ‘in memory of’, is a lovely way to honour and celebrate someone’s life, while helping us to support people living with dementia. You may want to ask for donations to Alzheimers NZ in lieu of flowers at a funeral.

Become a member

Become a member

Membership is $25 per annum for individuals/family; $60 for corporate and $500 life membership.

Corporate support

Corporate support

For a tin to put on the counter at your workplace or business contact.

Cuppa for a cause

Cuppa for a cause

Make your next tea or coffee break count. A fun way to help support local families.

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Collectors/Raffle ticket sellers

Do you have a spare hour or two between 9am and 4pm on a Friday in March, to jiggle a bucket on our behalf for our annual Street Appeal or throughout the year could you help to sell raffle tickets outside a supermarket.

Bequests

Bequests

A small bequest will make a big difference to the lives of many people affected by Alzheimers and other dementias in the Whanganui, Rangitikei and Waimarino.

Payroll giving

Payroll giving

You can now donate directly from your payroll and receive your 33% tax credits straight away.