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Intouch : In Touch Winter 2014
IN TOUCH The quarterly newsletter for members of Alzheimer's Australia NSW CEO The Hon. John Watkins General Manager Services Robyn Faine General Manager Policy, Research and Information Brendan Moore General Manager Human Resources and Volunteering Anneliese Coghlan General Manager Marketing and Communications Andrew Mills General Manager Media Sarah Price General Manager Fundraising Simon Crowson General Manager Corporate Services Chris Champ Honorary Medical Advisors Professor Henry Brodaty AO Co-Director, Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing, UNSW Director, Dementia Collaborative Research Centre Dr Helen Creasey Senior Staff Specialist, Geriatric Medicine, Deputy Director of CERA Assoc Prof Michael Valenzuela Group Leader Brain & Mind Institute University of Sydney Dr Bryce Vissel Senior Research Fellow, Group Leader, Neurodegenerative Disorders Garvan Institute of Medical Research Editors Andrew Mills and Sarah Price T: (02) 9805 0100 E: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Alzheimer's Australia NSW PO Box 6042 North Ryde NSW 2113 Australia T: (02) 9805 0100 F: (02) 9805 1665 E: NSW.email@example.com W: www.fghtdementia.org.au Registered as a Print Post Publication Number PP: 100008217 ISSN: 1038-7854 Articles in this publication provide a general summary only of the subject matter covered. Any person with dementia or a carer for a person with dementia should seek professional advice about their specifc case. AlzNSW is not liable for any error or omission in this publication. Permission should be sought from the editor before reproducing articles. Once permission is given the source must be acknowledged. Products and services contained in paid advertisements or other wise featured in this publication are not necessarily endorsed by AlzNSW. AlzNSW does not endorse any products or ser vices of any description. The views expressed by contributors to this newsletter are not necessarily shared by A lzNSW. Published on behalf of Alzheimer's Australia NSW by Mahlab Media www.mahlabmedia.com.au 3 CHAIR'S AND CEO'S MESSAGES 4 NEWS • NEW BRING IT TO THE TABLE AMBASSADOR • DEMENTIA IN PRISONS • START2TALK PROGRAM • MEMORY VAN • CARER COACHING • DEMENTIA CARE IN HOSPITALS SYMPOSIUM 8 COVER STORY • MEMORY WALK & JOG A RUNAWAY SUCCESS 10 SERVICES • FINANCIAL ADVICE COLUMN • 10 WAYS ALZNSW CAN HELP • Q&A: YOUNGER-ONSET DEMENTIA AND GOING INTO HOSPITAL 12 EDUCATION 2014 COURSES 13 RESEARCH • PARTICIPATING IN RESEARCH TRIALS • PAIN RELIEF MEDICATION AND DEMENTIA • MUSIC AND EXERCISE -- A WINNING COMBINATION • LONG LIVE THE NAKED MOLE RAT 14 FUNDRAISING HOW YOU CAN HELP ALZNSW 15 IN MEMORIAM 16 RESOURCES • IN THE LIBRARY • CROSSWORD CONTENTS READERSHIP SURVEY 2014 -- WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! Here at In Touch, we're conducting a Readership Survey to make sure we're giving you the best member magazine we can and we'd love to hear from you. What you think about the publication? What would you like to see more (or less) of? Is what we put in the publication relevant, useful, interesting and helpful? Would you like to continue to receive it in its current form, or would you prefer to receive it by email or access via our website? We've enclosed a short survey with this publication, and we'd love it if you could take a moment to fll it in and return it to us in the reply paid envelope, also enclosed. Or you can take the survey online at: surveymonkey.com/s/In-Touch-Survey We really appreciate you taking the time to do this and will let you know the results in the Summer 2014 edition of In Touch, due to come out in December. Thank you!
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