World Alzheimer's Month 2017 Events

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Events by region:

 

Africa

Ghana

1st September - Launching of World Alzheimer's Month with a Durbar at Kibi Community, Eastern Region

20th September - Education at Nabita Nursing Training College

26th September - World Alzheimer's Day Conference in Accra

Please contact info@alzheimersgh.org or visit http://alzheimersgh.org/ for more information

Zimbabwe

10th September - Breakfast in the Park at Ballantyne Park Conservancy

19th September - Memory Walk at Borrowdale Race Course, held in conjunction with Island Hospice, Bupa and Steward Bank

23rd September - a morning of light entertainment to mark World Alzheimer's Day at Dandaro Community Centre

Please contact zarda@zol.co.zw or go to www.zarda.org for more info


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Sri Lanka

9th September - Run to Remember: Healthy Mind, Healthy Heart

30th September - Memory Walk, Cinnamon Grand Colombo

Please email alzheimers@alzlanka.org or visit www.alzlanka.org for more info

Taiwan

Please click here to find events happening in Taiwan

Thailand

Please click here to find events happening in Thailand

Japan

To download a leaflet for Alzheimer's Association Japan's activities throughout World Alzheimer's Month, please click here

New Zealand

For a full list of events click here. For a list of memory walks organised by Azheimers New Zealand, please click here. For a full list of events click here.

21st September, Canada: Alzheimer Society Manitoba - Live on Location at the Revera Coffee Break

Please contact comms@alzheimers.org.nz for more info

Asia Pacific

Australia

11th-14th September -National speaker tour by Dr Steven Sabat M.A. Ph.D. with the theme You Are Not Alone

Please click here for more information

Click here to see Alzheimer's Australia's video for September

Bangladesh

21st September - Leaflet campaign, Press Club, Dhaka

23rd September - Seminar on Dementia, Jessore University of Science & Technology (JUST)

30th September - Students Campaign, Bicycle Rally

For more information please contact alzbangladesh@yahoo.com

Hong Kong

21st September - Symposium on "Building Dementia Friendly Community: Initiatives and Development in Hong Kong"

Please contact headoffice@hkada.org.hk or visit www.hkada.org.hk for more info

India

22nd-24th September, India: ARDSI Calcutta Chapter - conference

Please contact ardsikolkata@yahoo.co.in for more information

Malaysia

9th-10th September, Malaysia: various activities taking place at Atria Shopping Gallery, Damansara Jaya including a ‘Remember Me’ Treasure Hunt, ‘Remember Me’ Memory Walk and Dementia talk (in Chinese). Atria Shopping Gallery is the first mall in Malaysia aspiring to be the first dementia-friendly mall catering to its communities.

Singapore

2nd September, Singapore: Dementia Symposium

15th September,  ADA and the National Heritage Board of Singapore

21st-22nd September, Singapore: Informative talks on dementia This will include interactive public forums and workshops, exciting performances, mass activities and exercise, and engaging booths and sales

30th September, Singapore: Project We Forgot - We Remember! Festival: Redefining Dementia This is a 1/2 day festival right down town in Singapore at Lepark and it's the first time Project We Forgot are bringing the topic of dementia to a younger audience through film, exhibitions, yoga and mindfulness classes

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The Middle East

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Iran

13th September - A walk in the park, Eram Park Tehran - including balloons and live music

15th September - Invitation for IAA's ambassadors acknowledging their contribution, IAA Assembly Hall

19th September - "Prevention Scheme" group's participation to observe World Alzheimer's Month, IAA Assembly Hall

30th September - Press Conference for World Alzheimer's Day, IAA Assembly Hall

Please contact info@iranlz.ir or visit www.iranalz.ir for more information

 

Dubai

21st September - 4get-me-not Alzheimer's is inviting elderly residents, senior expats, their families and caregivers to celebrate World Alzheimer's Day at New COSTA, Jumeirah Beach Road, including a selection of Alzheimer's inspired paintings, coffee, classical music, and discussions on memory loss


Europe

Germany

For a full list of World Alzheimer's Month activities please click here

Greece

1st September - Alzheimer Hellas press release for World Alzheimer's Month. Click here for more info

Ireland

19th-21st September - The Alzheimer Society of Ireland's Mobile Information Service will be going to the National Ploughing Championships, Tullamore, Co Offaly

Click here to find more events happening in Ireland

ICeland

21st September - World Alzheimer's Day seminar, Grand Hotel Reykjavík

Click here for more information

Luxembourg

23rd September - Memory Walk, Luxembourg City, Place Clairefontaine

Click here for more information

Monaco

20th September - 2nd edition of the Village Aging Well in Moaco, Espace Léo Ferré, Fontvieille

22nd September - film screening of "Still Alice", Princess Grace Theater 

Please click here for more info

Netherlands

For a full list of events please click here

Poland

21st September - Open day at Polish Alzheimer Association

For more information click here or email alzheimerpl@gmail.com

Portugal

16th, 17th, 21st and 24th September - Passeio da Memória

Please click here for more information

Russia

30th September - ICareSchool for caregivers

Please email a.schetkina@alzrus.org for more info

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Slovenia

21st September - Spomincicail Memorial Reception

Please click here for more information

Sweden

21st September - World Alzheimer's Day Event, Palladium in Malmo

Please email info@alzheimersverige.se for more info and to buy tickets for the event

Switzerland

For a full list of events please click here

United kingdom

Alzheimer's Society will be holding various Memory Walks throughout the month. Click here to find an Alzheimer Society Memory Walk near you

Alzheimer Scotland will also be organizing memory walks. Click here to find a Memory Walk near you

22nd September -  Royal Borough of Greenwich Health and Adult Services, London 'Forever Young' event - including dementia awareness talks, activities led by reference group, information stalls, and launch of Dementia friendly initiative. There will be a free lunch and artistic entertainment

21st September - Dementia friends session for eth Trust Board and training for dementia volunteers, Medicine Directorate, Bletchingley Ward, Easy Surrey Hospital

Please email chris.OConnor@sash.nhs.uk for more info


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The Americas

Argentina

20th September - Café con A.L.M.A, The ROZZ Bar Medrano 152, between Av. Díaz Vélez and Bartolomé Mitre in ALMAGRO, C.A.B.A

 

Canada

21st September - World Alzheimer's Day with The Ace Burpee Show, Live on Location at the Revera Coffee Break, The Maples Personal Care Home (500 Mandalay Drive) - Stop by for a cup of Tim Horton's coffee in exchange for a donation and visit with Ace Burpee, Chrissy Troy and Lloyd the Intern from 103.1 Virgin Radio. An opportunity to share your story about how you are personally affected by dementia (pictured right)

For more information, click here

Alzheimer's Society Canada will be organizing several Memory Walks. Click here to find one near you

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Costa rica

For a full list of activities, please click here

Barbados

23rd September - Trivia Games Night, Lucky Horseshoe Saloon, Steakhouse and Slots, Top Deck, Bagatelle, St. James

To find out more and pre-register for the event, contact barbadosalzheimersassociation@caribsurf.com

El salvador

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9th September - Press Conference

17th September - Catchaton event - connect online to a game called 'Stall Catcher', which contributes to research into understanding behaviour of people living with Alzheimer's disease. All you need to connect is a smartphone or other device and wifi to connect to the game.

Register with this link to join team San Salvador

To join team San Miguel register with this link 

21st September - Illumination of monuments

23rd September - 23rd Symposium on Alzheimer's Disease

Please contact alzheimerelsalvador21@gmail.com for more info

Mexico

20th September - Memory Walk, City Obregon

21st September - cultural event at Morelos Theater

Please email alzheimerfedma@yahoo.com for more info

USA

Alzheimer's Association will be organizing various Memory Walks throughout the country. Click here to find a Memory Walk near you