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Dementia Alliance International

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Dementia Alliance International (DAI) is a registered non-profit 501 (c) (3) charity which was launched on 1 January 2014. Membership is free, and is exclusively for people with a medically confirmed diagnosis of any type of a dementia from all around the world . We seek to represent, support, and educate others living with the disease, and the […]

Global Centre for Modern Ageing

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

About the Global Centre for Modern Ageing With the number of people over 65 in Australia growing rapidly – from 3.7 million in 2016 to nearly 6 million by 2031- the Global Centre for Modern Ageing (GCMA), led by Julianne Parkinson, is focused on what this new Modern Ageing sector could mean for businesses and […]

Using our Brains Donor Program

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Using our Brains Donor Program Are you interested in brain research? The Using our Brains donor program at the University of Sydney offers a unique way to contribute to neuroscience research. Human brain studies are vital for investigating changes that occur in the brain, allowing the development of effective treatments and improving the lives of […]

Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra

Friday, August 16th, 2019

The Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra (MCCI) is a peak not-for-profit community-based organisation which was established in 1975 as the Illawarra Ethnic Communities Council Inc. The MCCI represents the interests of people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD) in the Illawarra region and delivers a wide range of services in aged care, youth development, community […]

Starts at 60

Monday, July 15th, 2019

Serving 1 in 2 digital-using Australians over-60 every month Starts at 60 is the number one digital destination for mature Australians and widely respected as the tier one digital brand for the over-60s. We engage the generation more than any other digital media brand and are their constant companion. And we’re the number one searched […]

Ms Kate Swaffer

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Ms Swaffer is a humanitarian, disability rights activist, author and speaker. She was the 2018 Global Leader in the 100 Women Of Influence in Australia, and the 2017 Australian Of The year (SA). Kate is also the Chair, CEO and a co-founder of Dementia Alliance International, a global advocacy and support group for people living with dementia. She is a current PhD Candidate at the University of South […]

Alzheimer’s WA

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Alzheimer’s WA advocates, educates, supports and engages people living with all types of dementia. As the dementia experts, Alzheimer’s WA works with those living with dementia and the organisations that care and support them, to have the greatest beneficial impact on their dementia journey. Our services, advocacy, training and consultancy programs are based on a […]

Professor Graeme Samuel AC

Friday, June 21st, 2019

Professor Graeme Samuel AC is a Professorial Fellow in Monash University’s Business School and School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine. He is also President of Dementia Australia, Chair of National Health and Medical Research Council National Institute for Dementia Research, Chair of Lorica Health (a Capital Markets CRC company), Director, Digital Health CRC, Chair […]

Ms Ita Buttrose AC OBE 

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Ms Buttrose has had a stellar career in the media landscape within Australia, achieving many firsts during her long and successful career and service to the Australian community. She was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1979 and became an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in 1988. In 2003, she was awarded […]

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