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Intouch : In Touch Autumn 2014
14 IN TOUCH AUTUMN 2014 BEQUESTS Please consider making a gift in your will to help us extend our services to meet growing demands. This kind and generous gesture to AlzNSW shall ensure people with dementia, their carers and families are provided access to vital support services; education of carers and health professionals; as well as investment in research. Your bequest will help continue to maintain and expand these programs with increased future demands. We always recommend that you seek the services of a solicitor or trustee company to prepare your will, to ensure that it is correctly drafted and clearly states your wishes. If you would like to know more about how you can help AlzNSW by making a gift in your will, please contact Yvonne Hamilton: T: (02) 8875 4606 E: firstname.lastname@example.org IN LIEU OF GIFTS Planning a celebration to mark a birthday, wedding or anniversary? Instead of gifts, encourage your guests to make a donation to AlzNSW. T: (02) 8875 4626 E: email@example.com FUNDRAISING GET INVOLVED DONATE, BEQUEATH A GIFT IN YOUR WILL OR FUNDRAISE THROUGH ACTIVITIES. NO MATTER HOW YOU DO IT, SUPPORTING Alz NSW FINANCIALLY WILL HELP THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE. DEMENTIA FIGHTER Do you want to help lead the fght against dementia? You can, by becoming a Dementia Fighter with a regular monthly gift today. We know you care about improving the lives of people living with dementia, and we are grateful to have your support. But what if there was something else you could do -- something which could help revolutionise the way we approach dementia services and support in NSW? There is. You can join us as a Dementia Fighter. We started the program for our committed and passionate supporters who are determined to do more. Each month our Dementia Fighters contribute to a pool of guaranteed, ongoing income, which allows AlzNSW to plan for increased demand for our services and make sure we're here for everyone who needs us. It doesn't take much. The beauty of the program is that the more people who join, the more we can do, together. To fnd out how you can become a Dementia Fighter, please contact Megan Thomas: TEAM MEMORY JOGGERS We are recruiting supporters for Team Memory Joggers to raise funds for AlzNSW in 2014. Here are a few of the ftness events you can be part: 3--6 April: NewRun: Newcastle's Festival of Running 13 April: Fitness First Corporate Triathlon 18 May: Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon 13 July: Sydney Harbour 10K 10 August: Sun-Herald City2Surf 21 September: Blackmores Sydney Running Festival For more about the events or to join Team Memory Joggers, contact Megan: T. 1300 636 679 E.firstname.lastname@example.org COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING Planning a fundraiser in your community or workplace? We are revitalising our fundraising program and looking for support from passionate fundraisers. We can guide and support you in preparation for your event, from morning teas to gala balls. Contact Megan: T: (02) 8875 4625 E: email@example.com T: (02) 8875 4625 ALZHEIMER'S AUSTRALIA NSW SPECIALIST DEMENTIA EDUCATION FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, FAMILIES AND THE COMMUNITY Alzheimer's Australia NSW is the peak body for dementia and related services. Our education programs are at the forefront of contemporary dementia knowledge and care. As the experts in dementia care, we provide an extensive range of dementia specialist education including expert consultancy for your organisation to improve the quality of care and services. THE NATIONAL DEMENTIA HELPLINE 1800 100 500 Some of our education topics include: • Discover the Person, not the Disease • Challenging Perceptions of Behaviour Associated with Dementia • Meaningful Engagement in leisure activities • Experiencing dementia • Working with families • Dementia Awareness • Carer and Volunteer Education ... plus many more The National Dementia Helpline is an Australian Government initiative Alzheimer's Australia NSW ABN: 27 109 607 472 Photos: © Lynton Crabb Photography For details of the specifc services available in your area please go to: WWW.FIGHTDEMENTIA.ORG.AU/NSW
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