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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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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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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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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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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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Thursday, 25 January 2018
In September 2016 Jamie Milne will raise funds and awareness for the Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation by embarking on his most challenging run yet. Jamie will run 2,100kms, from Melbourne to the Sunshine Coast in 18 days in a bid to raise $20,000 for the Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation.
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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.
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Thursday, 25 January 2018
Picture yourself in the middle of the ocean, equipped with only goggles and a pair of speedos, with four to six metre waves swelling around you, the possibility of sharks and jellyfish underneath you and a 42 kilometre swim through night and day between you and your destination.
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Thursday, 25 January 2018
Sue Wellington is a woman on a mission - a mission to walk nearly 4,500 kilometres, across three Australian states in a timeframe of six months.
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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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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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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.