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Bringing about positive change for all people affected by dementia is at the heart of what we do.


Dementia Learning Centre

Dementia Learning Centre

Our newly launched hub of excellence for dementia education. Explore the range of resources and programmes.

Dementia Friendly NZ

Dementia Friendly NZ

Join us and make NZ a more dementia friendly place. Learn more about our programmes and initiatives.

Dementia Mate Wareware Action Plan

Dementia Mate Wareware Action Plan

We are urging the government to take action on dementia by adopting a national plan. This is our blueprint.

Latest News

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Spike in dementia cases to generate major health equity issues

Monday 27 September, 2021

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Dementia Mate Wareware Action Plan – It’s time for action

Thursday 30 September, 2021

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There are lots of ways you can get involved and help make a difference for people living with dementia in New Zealand.

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Deliver for Dementia

Deliver for Dementia

We are urging the Minister of Health to take action and
#DeliverForDementia. Please sign our open letter.

Become a Dementia Friend

Become a Dementia Friend

Learn more about dementia and simple ways to help. Receive a free badge or wristband and certificate.

Your Stories

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Fergus’ story

Fergus and Peter haven't let a diagnosis of dementia stop them from rafting the Waiau Toa/Clarence River, seeing Peter's favourite band live, or keeping connected with life on the farm.

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Kate De Goldi’s story

As a Champion for Dementia, author Kate De Goldi is looking to honour the experience she had with her family and help raise public awareness of dementia.

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Diane’s story

After her Mum was diagnosed with dementia, Diane Nutsford turned to her local organisation for help. She says dementia awareness is worth its weight in gold.

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To access dementia support in your area, please call 0800 004 001. We also have lots of information available to help you.

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