Speaking, writing and learning about dementia
Two of our members are presenting papers at the Alzheimers
Disease International (ADI) conference in Chicago July 26-19 2018.
Beth McDougall’s (BUPA) paper is called: “From flashing
lights to poetry: First steps to a dementia-friendly Rotorua, New Zealand. This
paper will be available later on the Portal
Catherine Hall and Ngaire Dixon focus on “Building a
dementia-friendly New Zealand.”
Congratulations to the speakers for getting their abstracts
accepted and showcasing Aotearoa / New Zealand dementia- friendly initiatives
If you can’t make it to Chicago, there are two local
conferences coming up:
of Ageing: New Zealand Association of Gerontology, Auckland, September
The conference streams are all relevant to
Inclusive and Age-friendly Communities
Nutrition and Ageing
Cognition and Psychological Well-being
Loneliness and Isolation
Physical Activity and Well-being
it’s everybody’s business. Alzheimers New Zealand Conference, Auckland, 24th-27th
The focus of this conference is living
well with dementia.
Finally, New Zealand research recently
published in Dementia July 10, 2018:
Individual risk factors for possible undetected dementia amongst
community-dwelling older people in New Zealand. Adrian Martinez-Ruiz, Ying
Huang, Susan Gee, Hamish Jamieson & Gary Cheung.
The full paper will be available
through DHB or University libraries.
A recent Masters thesis of interest, W.
Brown (2018) is available by clicking this link: