The Brain Dialogues

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15 Sep 2015 - 4:22pm
by Kate Crosbie The Dementia Momentum gained its first Bronze Member, Mrs Jan Surnicky of Rose Bay, who generously donated $10,000 in July to help advance research into dementia prevention in honour of her late husband, Emil...
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15 Sep 2015 - 4:19pm
by Kate Crosbie and Heidi Mitchell The Roth Charitable Foundation (RCF) became the first Founding Gold Member of The Dementia Momentum when it awarded the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) a $90,000 philanthropic grant over...
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15 Sep 2015 - 4:17pm
by Heidi Mitchell One of the fundraising highlights of the year for The Dementia Momentum was the launch of the Wipeout Dementia campaign; a four week strength for surfing training program culminating in a Surf Off tournament...
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15 Sep 2015 - 10:53am
by Kate Crosbie and Heidi Mitchell The Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation (VFFF) awarded the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) a $300,000 philanthropic grant over three years to investigate risk and protective factors for...
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15 Sep 2015 - 10:28am
by Kate Crosbie and Heidi Mitchell The first Founding Members of The Dementia Momentum were Phil Cave and wife Judy Harris, who generously came on board as Platinum Members of this initiative in support of their close friend,...
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8 Jul 2015 - 5:27pm
by Kate Crosbie Dave Brodaty, son of CHeBA Co-Director Professor Henry Brodaty, is optimistic about the future of brain ageing. “It is apparent even through Henry’s medical career that our understanding of brain ageing and the...
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12 May 2015 - 6:22pm
By Kate Swaffer, Co-chair, Dementia Alliance International This article was first published in ADI's newsletter, Global Perspective, March 2015 Vol. 25(1). Dementia Alliance International (DAI) is...
The Stapleton brothers
12 May 2015 - 5:46pm
by Kate Crosbie and Heidi Mitchell For John Stapleton, the best thing about being a twin was never being bullied at school: “There were always two of us to fight”. For Terry Stapleton, it’s the “stronger bond” between twins; that...
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9 Apr 2015 - 11:43am
By Dr Nicole Kochan, PhD It is common thinking that as we age our memory function deteriorates.  But over the past 20 years, research indicates that even the older brain has a degree of plasticity.  This means that...
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25 Feb 2015 - 12:01pm
By Monica Cations By now it is well established that poor cardiovascular and cognitive health in early life can increase the risk of dementia in old age.  But did you know that it could also bring forward the age of dementia onset...

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