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Ipoh Memory Walk 2017 (24 Sep 2017)

24 September 20177am @ Polo Ground
The Dementia Society Perak is organising ‘Memory Walk 2017’ in conjunction with The World Alzheimer’s Day to increase public awareness of dementia.
Following are the aims and agenda:
AIMS

To increase the awareness of dementia in Ipoh and to seek early intervention.
To raise funds to run the Dementia Daycare programme from Monday to Friday 8am-5pm amounting to RM9000-RM10,000 monthly.
To provide daycare services for people with dementia and to offer respite for caregivers.

 
AGENDA

Date:  24 September 2017
Venue:  Sart/End – Polo Ground, Ipoh
Warming up:  6.15am-6.45am
Start of Memory Walk:  7am
End of Memory Walk:  8am
Lucky Draws:  8am-8.30am
Refreshments for participants:  8.30am-9am
Dementia screening/health checks:  9am-10am
End:  11am

RULES & REGULATIONS

This walk is open to adults, college and secondary school students.
Entry fee — RM20
Free T-shirt will be given to all participants and are required to be worn on the day of the walk.
All participants must register themselves before 7am on the day of the walk at Polo Ground.
Those wearing ‘Memory Walk 2017’ T-shirts only are eligible for a lucky draw coupon.

 
CONTACT:April Loh:  019 571 2738Dementia Daycare:  05 241 1691 (office hours only)
 

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