Memory Walk & Jog 2020
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
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...
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...
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...
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!
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
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!
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!
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!
Sydney & Hunter Memory Walk & Jog is going virtual! Get ready to lace up and get active to beat dementia virtually!
Thank you Western Sydney!
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!
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
Jenna shares why took on a MY Memory Walk & Jog, for her dad
How to add your Fitness Tracker
How to add your fitness tracker to your MY Memory Walk & Jog
Thank you Memory Walk & Jog 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
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!
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...
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
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...
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...
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
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...
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
This year we have something super special for you… Run For Free!
Anna shares her story through the virtua...
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.
How to Register for Memory Walk & Jog 20...
Are you excited about this upcoming 2021 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.
2021 Memory Walk & Jog Sponsorship Oppor...
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...
One of Memory Walk & Jog's 2020 hosts and Dementia Australia ambassador, Reidy, shares his story and connection to dementia.
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!
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!
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...
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
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...
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...
You could be in chance to WIN over $13,500 in prizes from the ULTIMATE RAFFLE!
And the winner is...
And the Memory Walk & Jog 2021 Ultimate Raffle winner is ...