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On this weekend – Illawarra Memory Walk & Jog

Dementia Australia 2 mins read

The 2024 Illawarra Memory Walk & Jog is upon us, with the much-anticipated event taking place this weekend on Sunday March 3 at Lang Park, Wollongong.

Starting at 7.30am, we welcome everyone in the Illawarra community to join fellow participants as they walk, jog or run to help raise money in support of people living with dementia.

 

Registrations for the Memory Walk & Jog in Wollongong are still open and we would love to see as many people as possible participate to help raise funds and awareness for such an important cause.

 Walk or jog with us. We are in this together. 

 

Sign-up to walk, jog or run or join in as a Volunteer at a Memory Walk & Jog event at www.memorywalk.com.au. Share your Memory Walk & Jog experience on your socials and Donate today to support people living with dementia across Australia. 

 

Can’t attend this weekend? Organise your own group or individual walk or jog, with a My Way event. Choose your own date and location and register at www.memorywalk.com.au/get-involved/mw.

 

Dementia Australia is the source of trusted information, education and services for the estimated more than 421,000 Australians living with dementia, and the more than 1.6 million people involved in their care. We advocate for positive change and support vital research. We are here to support people impacted by dementia, and to enable them to live as well as possible. No matter how you are impacted by dementia or who you are, we are here for you.  

 

For support, please contact the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500. An interpreter service is available. The National Dementia Helpline is funded by the Australian Government. People looking for information can also visit dementia.org.au   

 

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Media contacts: Ash Blakemore, Senior Media & Communications Advisor, 0448 170 672, ash.blakemore@dementia.org.au. Andrea Hogan, Media and Communications Manager, 0406 904 118, andrea.hogan@dementia.org.au

When talking or writing about dementia please refer to Dementia-Friendly Language Guidelines.

Note to Editors:

We request, where possible, details for the National Dementia Helpline 1800 100 500 appear alongside news stories about dementia, as these stories often prompt questions or concerns:

If this story has prompted any questions or concerns, please call the National Dementia Helpline 1800 100 500 (24 hours, 7 days a week) or visit dementia.org.au.

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