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Memory Walk & Jog 2020

Friday, 27 September 2019

Welcome to season 2020 of Memory Walk & Jog. The weather is warming up and there’s a Spring in our step! We have a new look website, new locations, new ideas/initiatives and a whole lot of energy - ready to kick dementia’s butt.

Steps to a healthier you

Friday, 4 October 2019

You’ve registered for a Memory Walk & Jog event, organised your own or set your kilometre goal. Next up – training (and nutrition). Welcome to a healthier you! ‘The journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step’ (Lao Tzu).

Take a weight off our shoulders: train t...

Monday, 7 October 2019

Did you know that when you train with weights, you’re boosting your health? Weight training is not just for gym junkies with bulging biceps and super-sized shoulders.

Ita Buttrose urges Australians to get ac...

Friday, 6 December 2019

Dementia Australia’s National Ambassador Ita Buttrose AC OBE has called on the public to sign up and get training to support the 2020 Memory Walk & Jog season.

Happy Holidays from the Memory Walk & Jo...

Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Wishing you a holiday season full of warmth, love, and family! Happy Holidays from Al and Memory Walk & Jog team! Al and the team are taking a break and will be back ready to go on 6 Jan.

Memory Walk & Jog is going virtual!

Friday, 20 March 2020

Memory Walk & Jog - Ballarat, Hobart, Adelaide and Western Sydney, get ready because we’re going virtual! Due to popular demand the 4 events are going virtual! We’ve sent you all details about the dates and we’re hoping you can join us in getting active to beat dementia virtually!

7 ways to get active

Friday, 27 March 2020

7 places you can get active during this period of social distancing and when many people are working from home

Thank you Adelaide, Ballarat & Hobart!

Sunday, 29 March 2020

Memory Walk & Joggers on March 29 we had our first virtual event for Adelaide, Ballarat and Hobart! It was absolutely amazing! We received so much love and support from the participants and it really showed a great sense of community, getting active together to step up for people living with dementia.

Melbourne & Geelong we're going virtual!

Monday, 6 April 2020

Melbourne & Geelong Memory Walk & Jog is going virtual! Get ready to lace up and get active to beat dementia virtually!

Sydney & Hunter we're going virtual!

Wednesday, 8 April 2020

Sydney & Hunter Memory Walk & Jog is going virtual! Get ready to lace up and get active to beat dementia virtually!

Thank you Western Sydney!

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

Memory Walk & Joggers on April 5 we had the virtual event for Western Sydney and it was awesome! The community virtually got together and really stepped up by getting active on the day!

Fun ways to get active!

Friday, 1 May 2020

The Memory Walk & Jog team along with Active Seniors are getting active behind the scenes to try and remain focused and positive, as we know keeping active leads to a healthy mind.

Taking on a MY Memory Walk & Jog for Dad

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

Jenna shares why took on a MY Memory Walk & Jog, for her dad

How to add your Fitness Tracker

Thursday, 4 June 2020

How to add your fitness tracker to your MY Memory Walk & Jog

Thank you Memory Walk & Jog 2020!

Monday, 6 July 2020

Memory Walk & Jog 2020 season is complete! As the 2020 season has come to an end, it has been incredible to really see the community come together to get active and beat dementia.

Thank you from Dementia Australia

Wednesday, 22 July 2020

What a year! It has been amazing to see the MW&J community come together (often virtually), get active and show your support for people living with dementia, their families and carers..

Memory Lounge is going virtual!

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Memory Lounge is going virtual! This coming season we are presenting 'Memory Lounge Talks' where you can share your story with the community virtually.

Dementia Australia FY 2019-2020 Achievem...

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

This year you have helped us deliver services and support, making an incredible difference to the lives of people impacted by dementia across the entire country. We are so proud to share with you some of the important things we've achieved together over the past year.

Memory Lounge talks

Thursday, 27 August 2020

Why did you take part in Memory Walk & Jog 2020? Here are what some of our Canberra participants and volunteers had to say. Memory Lounge Talks... share your story and join in on the fun by capturing your Memory Lounge at home.

2021 Sneak Peak...

Monday, 14 September 2020

Memory Walk & Joggers! Get ready for an action filled 2021! With 15 events, keep posted on our website because we may be heading to a location near you!

Dan Bourchier shares his story in the Me...

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Breakfast radio presenter and TV news anchor, Dan Bourchier, hosted our Memory Walk & Jog 2020 Canberra event. He shares his story and why events like Memory Walk & Jog are close to his heart.

Become a Memory Walk & Jog 2021 Sponsor

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Close to a half million Australians live with dementia and this figure is expected to double in 25 years. Are you looking for a way to get behind Australia’s second leading cause of death, engage with your community and receive brand recognition?

Lauren shares her story through the virt...

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Check out this great virtual Memory Lounge video from Lauren and why she decided to take part in the Memory Walk & Jog. "I would recommend it for people that have got a family member or a loved one that suffers from dementia because it's a nice way to reconnect with other people and show your support"

Run for Free

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

This year we have something super special for you… Run For Free!

Anna shares her story through the virtua...

Thursday, 22 October 2020

Check out this beautiful story shared by one of our Dementia Warriors, Anna, who took part in the Memory Walk & Jog for her wonderful grandparents.

2021 Memory Walk & Jog Sponsorship Oppor...

Thursday, 12 November 2020

Become a Memory Walk & Jog Sponsor! Memory Walk & Jog continues to grow it's flagship fundraising events. Our impact is going to be bigger and better than ever as we unite in 16 locations around Australia.

Reidy shares his story in the Memory Lou...

Tuesday, 17 November 2020

One of Memory Walk & Jog's 2020 hosts and Dementia Australia ambassador, Reidy, shares his story and connection to dementia.

Giving Tuesday

Thursday, 26 November 2020

As Giving Tuesday approaches, join us as we step up for people living with dementia, their families and carers.

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas!

Thursday, 24 December 2020

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas! The team share some of tips and tricks for making the most of Christmas day!

Chance to win a Garmin watch!

Friday, 15 January 2021

We're giving you a chance to go in the draw to win a Garmin watch! Get active and beat dementia by stepping up with us today!

Capital Chemist – Canberra Community S...

Tuesday, 16 February 2021

One of the most enjoyable and rewarding aspects of being a community pharmacist is the opportunity to interact with members of our local communities. It’s through providing patient-focused care and getting to know our clients on a personal level that we become aware of and learn more about community needs, beyond the mere provision of pharmaceutical and health services.

TLC – Geelong City Sponsor 2021

Monday, 8 March 2021

At TLC we think differently about aged care. Since undergoing an organisational transformation in 2014, we have grown to become one of the most innovative providers of aged care services in Australia. Our aged care homes, located across Melbourne and Geelong, offer a unique range of facilities and services that are not available anywhere else.

Heartland Reverse Mortgages – Melbourn...

Monday, 22 March 2021

Heartland is proud to help people live a more comfortable retirement, with independence and dignity, through our reverse mortgage. As part of this commitment, we have partnered with Dementia Australia since 2018 to support the great work they do in promoting healthy ageing in Australia. Dementia is the second-leading cause of death and is the single greatest cause of disability in older Australians.

Chance to win the Ultimate Raffle valued...

Thursday, 13 May 2021

You could be in chance to WIN over $13,500 in prizes from the ULTIMATE RAFFLE!

And the winner is...

Thursday, 1 July 2021

And the Memory Walk & Jog 2021 Ultimate Raffle winner is ...

How to Register for Memory Walk & Jog 20...

Thursday, 6 January 2022

Are you excited about this upcoming 2022 season but need some help registering? Well you've come to the right spot! Check out this video tutorial on 'How to Register' which goes through the full registration process and will help assist with any queries you may have.

Memory Walk & Jog - Mudgee Guardian

Monday, 31 January 2022

Our dear participant, Colin Munro, was featured in the Mudgee Guardian recently.