A leading research scientist and sporting stars will join the community to support Dementia Awareness Month.
Professor Kaarin Anstey, Professor of Psychology at UNSW and Senior Principal Research Scientist at NeuRA, will be a key speaker at the event. She leads an NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Cognitive Health, is a director of the NHMRC Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration and Co-Deputy Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research.
Dementia Australia Ambassadors, Amy Jackson from the Melbourne City FC W-League and Nicola Stevens from the Carlton Football Club AFLW, and Dementia Advocates will also talk about their experiences of dementia and why it is important to become a Dementia Friend.
Dementia Awareness Month is Dementia Australia’s national awareness-raising campaign held every year throughout September. This year’s theme is Small actions Big difference. The 2018 theme highlights the small actions people can take to create a big difference for people living with dementia, their families and carers
You are encouraged to pledge your support by becoming a Dementia Friend. Through the Dementia Friends program, we aim to transform the way we, as a community, think, act and talk about dementia.
Register for this event here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/small-actions-big-difference-roadshow-tickets-48628801053?aff=ebdssbdestsearch