Events

Walk for Dementia Sunday 5th March 2023

Dementia Canterbury Walk for Dementia

Sunday 5th March 2023 10.30am-12pm

Nga Puna Wai Athletics Track, Augustine Drive, Wigram

Join us to walk in memory, or support, of a loved one with dementia, and help us raise funds to support Dementia Canterbury’s work in the community. 

To register click here

 

About this Event:

• Prize for the best dressed team and spot prizes will be given out during the morning.

• Discounted entry fee for pre-registration or if you enter as a team. (General admission on the day $30)

• Walk as little or as much as you want during the time.

• Wheelchair, walking frames and stroller friendly (no scooters, bikes or dogs sorry)

• Ngā Puna Wai Athletics Track is located on Augustine Drive, off Halswell Road, with free parking.

• Please be prepared for all weather, wet or fine, the walk will go ahead.

 

For more information please call Dementia Canterbury on 03 379 2590 Ext 206 or email diane@dementiacanterbury.org.nz

 


Brain Health Symposium 2023

Friday 17th March 10am-4pm

In-person at BrainTree Wellness Centre, and Online via Zoom

Join us for a series of educational sessions where experts in their fields will share the latest information on brain health and living well with Dementia. 

Tickets starting from $30 (+Processing Fee). Click here to Register.

Dementia Canterbury exists to support people and their whānau to continue to live fulfilling lives following a Dementia diagnosis. The Brain Health Symposium is one way Dementia Canterbury connects whānau and professionals to the latest education about brain health.

We will be joined by Dr. Yoram Borak; Emma Frommings; Dr. Helen Murray; Dr. Matthew Croucher; Dr. Rosie Gibson; and Dr. Campbell Le Heron; who will share their expertise with us on a range of topics around Brain Health and Dementia.

 

For more information about the topics to be discussed please see our Event Flyer here.