‘Learning to Let Go Without Giving Up’ Education and Support Series

We have just finished our first ‘Learning How to Let Go Without Giving Up’ education and support series!
This series is to learn how to adjust to changes when a family member goes to live in a residential care facility.
Open to Dementia Waikato carepartners.
If you are interested, please contact your Dementia Advisor for more details or ring 07 929 4042
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March 2021 Quilt Raffle Results

Quilt Raffle Winner is……. Margaret Wright!
Thank you to everyone who purchased a ticket in support of Dementia Waikato.
Once again a big thank you to Ngaire Basham for her lovely donation.
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Dementia Waikato – Covid-19 Level 2

Dementia Waikato Groups at 8 Keddell St are cancelled this week due to Covid-19 level 2.

We really hope to reopen again next week. Any questions, please phone the office 07  929 4042 or admin@dementiawaikato.org.nz

All About Whitianga

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Get connected on the All About Whitianga website. For visitor information, accommodation, things to do, activities, local products and services, shopping, business and community group information, family fun and much more visit the All About Whitianga website!

The All About Whitianga team is proud to support and sponsor not for profit community groups such as Dementia Waikato.

 

Family and Whānau seminars for 2021

The schedule for our 2021 Family and Whānau information seminars is now available.

These seminars are open to the public and cover:

  • What is dementia; the different types and how is it diagnosed.
  • What are the various dementia symptoms.
  • Personal, family and community responses to a diagnosis.
  • Ways to support a person to live well with dementia.
  • Support offered by Dementia Waikato.
  • Other supports for the changed abilities in a person with symptoms.
  • Self-care and staying strong as a carepartner.

More information and our full schedule is available here.

The first seminar is on January 25th.

Attitude TV Programme

YouTube Attitude TV Programmes

These topics are relevant for our clients, care partners, family & whanau.

Follow these links for previously recorded programmes

Living with Huntington’s Disease. (4 years ago) Living with Huntingdon’s Disease.

Living with Dementia: Neil (2 years ago)  (DW Client) Living with Dementia: Neil

Dementia: A Love Letter (2 years ago). DW clients/families Dementia: A Love Letter

Aging and Dementia (Carers issues) (4 years ago) Aging and Dementia (Carers Issues)

Dementia: Te Ao Maori (2 years ago) Dementia: Te Ao Maori

While I’m Still Sue. Early onset dementia. (4 years ago) While I’m Still Sue. Early onset dementia.

Kate: Alzheimer’s. First person with Alzheimer’s to be on the Board of Alzheimer’s NZ. (2007) Kate: Alzheimer’s. First person with Alzheimer’s to be on the Board of Alzheimer’s NZ.