24 September 2017
7am @ 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

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

 

CONTACT:

April Loh:  019 571 2738

Dementia Daycare:  05 241 1691 (office hours only)