The Dementia Society will be organising Memory Walk 2015 on Sunday, September 20 to raise funds to manage its Ipoh day-care centre which requires about RM10,000 every month. The event is also aimed at raising awareness about dementia. Presently the centre cares for 20 patients.
The walk will be flagged off by Dato’ Shahrul Zaman Yahya, Executive Councillor for Youth, Sports, Communications and Multimedia at the University Kuala Lumpur Royal College of Medicine Perak, Ipoh.
Entrance fee: adults and college students RM17, secondary school students RM12.
Closing date: Thursday, September 10. Minimum age of participation 13 years old. Each participant will receive a T-shirt, a certificate of participation and a goodie bag.
Registration forms are available at the Day-care Centre, 15 Jalan Foo Choong Nyit, Ipoh or the Dementia Society Facebook account: www.facebook.com/TheDementiaSocietyPerak. For information, call 05 241 1691 or April Loh 019 571 2738.
Donations can be in the form of cash or cheques made payable to “The Dementia Society, Perak” or via transfer to Maybank account no: 508177215069.