Alzheimers NZ - Focus on dementia speaker series

This year, we're running a special series of events with guest speakers from Brain Research NZ hosted by Ryman Healthcare. Between September and November, we're touring NZ with our friends from Brain Research NZ to talk about dementia at Ryman Healthcare Retirement Villages. These talks are open to residents, their family and friends, and the wider public.

Check out all the events below, find one near you and get your RSVP in quick!


Auckland


Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017

Time: 2pm

Location: Bruce McLaren Retirement Village, 795 Chapel Road, Howick, Auckland

Guest speakers: Sir Richard Faull of Brain Research NZ, and our Champion for Dementia - Colin Mathura-Jeffree.

To RSVP, contact Rose on 09 535 0225

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Date: Thursday 12 October 2017

Time: 1pm

Location: Edmund Hillary Retirement Village, 221 Abbotts Way, Remuera, Auckland

Guest speaker: Dr Andrea Kwakowsy of Brain Research NZ

To RSVP, contact Becky on 09 570 6432


Date: Tuesday 17 October 2017

Time: 2pm

Location: Grace Joel Retirment Village, 184 St Heliers Bay Road, St Heilers, Auckland

Guest speaker: Dr Kiri Brickell of Brain Research NZ

To RSVP, contact Bronwen on 09 570 6432


Date: Wednesday 15 November 2017

Time: 2pm

Location: Evelyn Page Retirement Village, 30 Ambassador Glade, Orewa, Auckland

Guest speaker: Catherine Hall of Alzheimers NZ

To RSVP, contact Jo on 09 421 1815


Hamilton


Date: Tuesday 3 October 2017

Time: 2pm

Location: Hilda Ross Retirement Village, 30 Ruakura Road, Hamilton

Guest speaker: Dr Natacha Coppieters of Brain Research NZ

To RSVP, contact Trish on 07 853 6148


Tauranga


Date: Tuesday 19 September 2017

Time: 2pm

Location: Bob Owens Retirement Village, 112 Carmichael Road, Bethlehem, Tauranga

Guest speaker: Associate Prof Lynette Tippett of Brain Research NZ

To RSVP, contact Jan on 07 579 2519

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Gisborne


Date: Thursday 5 October 2017

Time: 2pm

Location: Kiri Te Kanawa Retirement Village, 12 Gwyneth Place, Lytton West, Gisborne

Guest speaker: Associate Prof Maurice Curtis of Brain Research NZ

To RSVP, contact Pip on 06 863 3639


Whanganui


Date: Tuesday 10 October 2017

Time: 2pm

Location: Jane Winstone Retirement Village, 49 Oakland Avenue, St Johns Hill, Whanganui

Guest speaker: Catherine Hall of Alzheimers NZ

To RSVP, contact Maureen on 06 348 9564


Waikanae


Date: Wednesday 25 October 2017

Time: 2pm

Location: Charles Fleming Retirement Village, 112 Parata Street, Waikanae

Guest speakers: Catherine Hall of Alzheimers NZ, and our Champion for Dementia, Kate De Goldi

To RSVP, contact Katie on 04 293 1390


Palmerston North


Date: Tuesday 21 November 2017

Time: 2pm

Location: Julie Wallace Retirement Village, 28 Dogwood Way, Clearview Park, Palmerston North

Guest speakers: Dr Brigid Ryan of Brain Research NZ, and our Champion for Dementia, Kate De Goldi

To RSVP, contact Chrissy on 06 354 9761


Wellington


Date: Thursday 21 September 2017

Time: 2pm

Location: Bob Scott Retirement Village, 25 Graham Street, Petone, Wellington

Guest speaker Catherine Hall from Alzheimers NZ

To RSVP, contact Debbie or Raewyn on 04 568 2250

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Date: Wednesday 18 October 2017

Time: 2pm

Location: Rita Angus Retirement Village, 66 Coutts Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington

Guest speakers: Dr Erin Cawston of Brain Research NZ, and our Champion for Dementia, Kerry Prendergast

To RSVP, contact Catherine on 04 387 7625


Date: Thursday 16 November 2017

Time: 10am

Location: Malvina Major Retirement Village, 134 Burma Road, Khandallah, Wellington

Guest speakers: Associate Prof Henry Waldvogel of Brain Research NZ, and our Champion for Dementia, Kate De Goldi

To RSVP, contact Bronwyn on 04 478 3422


Nelson


Date: Thursday 28 September 2017

Time: 2pm

Location: Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village, 49 Covent Drive, Stoke, Nelson

Guest speaker Catherine Hall of Alzheimers NZ

To RSVP, contact Debbie on 03 538 0882

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Christchurch


Date: Thursday 14 September 2017

Time: 3pm

Location: Diana Isaac Retirement Village, 1 Lady Isaac Way, Mairehau, Christchurch

Guest speaker Prof John Dalrymple-Alford of Brain Research NZ and appearance from our Champion for Dementia, Reuben Thorne.

To RSVP, contact Adrienne on 03 385 3518

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Date: Friday 27 October 2017

Time: 2pm

Location: Ngaio Marsh Retirement Village, 95 Grants Road, Papanui, Christchurch

Guest speaker: Prof Tim Anderson

To RSVP, contact Marie on 03 354 6608


Date: Tuesday 7 November 2017

Time: 2pm

Location: Margaret Stoddart Retirement Village, 23 Bartlett Street, Riccarton, Christchurch

Guest speaker: Dr Christine Ilse of Brain Research NZ

To RSVP, contact Susie on 03 337 6500


Date: Thursday 9 November 2017

Time: 2pm

Location: Anthony Wilding Retirement Village, 5 Corbett Crescent, Aidanfield, Christchurch

Guest speakers Catherine Hall of Alzheimers NZ, and our Champion for Dementia, Reuben Thorne.

To RSVP, contact Claire on 03 338 7696


Dunedin


Date: Thursday 19 October 2017

Time: 2pm

Location: Frances Hodgkins Retirement Village, 40 Fenton Crescent, St Clair, Dunedin

Guest speaker: Dr Nick Cutfield of Brain Research NZ

To RSVP, contact Kate on 03 455 7936


Date: Thursday 2 November 2017

Time: 2pm

Location: Yvette Williams Retirement Village, 383 Highgate, Roslyn, Dunedin

Guest speaker: Dr Joanna Williams and Dr Margaret Ryan of Brain Research NZ

To RSVP, contact Kate on 03 455 7936


Invercargill


Date: Wednesday 27 September 2017

Time: 3pm

Location: Rowena Jackson Retirement Village, 40 O'Byrne Street North, Waikiwi, Invercargill

Guest speaker Prof Cliff Abraham of Brain Research NZ

To RSVP, contact Julie on 03 215 9752

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