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Dementia New Zealand Appoints New Chief Executive

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 9:41 am | Dementia New Zealand

Dementia New Zealand has appointed Scott Arrol to the role of chief executive with chair Jocelyn Weatherall saying, “we are delighted Scott has chosen to join Dementia New Zealand, he brings a wealth of knowledge to the organisation at a pivotal time ... More >>

What If Santa Forgot Christmas?

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 10:11 am | Dementia New Zealand

In New Zealand, nearly two thirds of adult New Zealanders have some personal experience with dementia, so chances are, it could even happen to Santa! With millions of children to remember, reindeer to command, and an entire globe to navigate in one night – ... More >>

Dementia - The Curve We Can’t Flatten

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 10:13 am | Dementia New Zealand

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), dementia is the next big health and social crisis the world will have to face after COVID-19, with numbers set to soar in the coming years. Dementia NZ is urging the government to make dementia a ... More >>

Dementia – Urgent Action Needed Now More Than Ever

Wednesday, 3 June 2020, 2:20 pm | Dementia New Zealand

A national response plan has now been developed to address one of the most significant health challenges facing New Zealand after Covid-19 The number of Kiwis diagnosed with dementia is expected to triple in coming years, which will have an impact on ... More >>

COVID-19: New Zealand’s Dementia Community Struggling

Wednesday, 29 April 2020, 11:43 am | Dementia New Zealand

As the true weight of COVID-19 settles in, it is bringing issues around dementia into sharp focus, with Dementia New Zealand Chief Executive Paul Sullivan deeply concerned about social isolation, especially those with limited or no technology. ... More >>

Still Me campaign to mark Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 11:47 am | Dementia New Zealand

At just 57 years old, Amrita Francis’ world turned upside down, with an early-onset Alzheimer’s diagnosis that within five years would heavily affect her memory and ability to work. More >>

Urgent need for dementia services in New Zealand

Monday, 11 March 2019, 9:29 am | Dementia New Zealand

A growing demand for services is placing pressure on New Zealand’s largest provider of free dementia support services, Dementia New Zealand. More >>

Look for the signs of dementia this Christmas

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 1:47 pm | Dementia New Zealand

As Christmas approaches and families get together, Dementia New Zealand is running its Remember December campaign to encourage Kiwis to learn the signs of dementia. More >>

Dementia NZ Applauds Strengthened Monitoring

Friday, 8 June 2018, 11:39 am | Dementia New Zealand

Dementia NZ Applauds Strengthened Monitoring of Dementia Units – and Calls for Better Support for Those Living Independently More >>