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Two older ladies enjoying outdoor bowling
Wednesday, 16 September 2020
Results from a new study suggest a lifestyle modification intervention may help to improve cognition in older adults experiencing cognitive decline, and reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease. 
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Cindy Jones headshot
Tuesday, 12 February 2019
Supporting expression of sexuality by older people with dementia in long-term care is just one of 17 new projects that will share in more than $1 million in grants to conduct ground-breaking dementia research.
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Professor Perminder Sachdev
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
The Dementia Australia Research Foundation, with the Yulgilbar Alzheimer’s Research Program (YARP), have announced three, rather than one, recipients of its inaugural $1 Million Dollar Innovation Grant for new research ideas that advance dementia research.
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Group standing in front of Dementia Australia banner
Tuesday, 23 October 2018
It’s only been 12 months since a western NSW family set out to raise funds for the Dementia Australia Research Foundation with a series of events including publishing a book of poetry and an art ex
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Blue brain scan on black background
Thursday, 12 July 2018
An Australian researcher has developed a new technique for developing brain scans with improved accuracy and speed, while providing a less invasive experience for volunteers. These factors combined have the potential to add significant capacity to the field of dementia research.
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COuple enjoying playing instruments on stage
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
The use of song-writing to improve the relationships between people living with dementia and their families is just one of 17 new projects that will share in more than $1 million in grants to conduct ground-breaking dementia research.
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Nana No Hats book cover
Thursday, 25 January 2018
The CorriLee Foundation has released a cookbook, Nana No Hats, a collection of recipes which will bring back childhood memories and raise money for Dementia Australia Research Foundation.
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Libby Day riding a bicycle and waving
Thursday, 25 January 2018
After over seven years of raising funds for the Dementia Australia Research Foundation (AADRF) under the banner of Molly's Song, Libby Day is taking a much needed “fundraising sabbatical” and is making the move from the Sunshine Coast to Victoria to be closer to family.
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Smiling lady sitting and holding a pot plant with a little girl in a pink dress
Thursday, 25 January 2018
In 2012 dianthus specialists, Whetman Pinks UK, created a scented flowering plant - Dianthus ‘Memories’ – purpose bred to raise funds for dementia research. In 2013 the plant made its way to Australian plant nurseries and in a collaboration between Plants Management Australia (PMA) and Alzheimer’s Australia $50,000 has now been raised toward dementia research from the plant sales.
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Cameron Rogers holding his award and posing with his proud mum
Thursday, 25 January 2018
Running for his mother but also for a cure, Cameron Jones AKA ‘The Running Cam’ has run close to 2000 kilometres and raised over $23,000 for the AADRF.
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Jen Chastre smiling at the beach
Thursday, 25 January 2018
After watching two generations of her family receive dementia diagnoses, Jennifer Chastre decided to take action to reduce her own risk of the same future.
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Young man smiling confidently with arms crossed
Thursday, 25 January 2018
Major AADRF fundraiser Jamie Milne, has now begun his very ambitious 1800km run on the west coast of Australia to raise much needed funds and awareness for dementia research. Jamie’s fundraiser titled ‘Many Miles for Mary’, is a nine-year-running tribute to his grandmother Mary who passed away in 1990 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease.