Mate Wareware (Dementia) Kōrero @ Cossie Club

13oct4:30 pm5:30 pmMate Wareware (Dementia) Kōrero @ Cossie Club

Event Details

Dr Makarena Dudley (Te Rarawa, Te Aupōuri, Ngāti Kahu) will talk about her research on mate wareware: What happens in the brain when a person gets mate wareware? What can we do to help prevent mate wareware? How can whānau take care of and support a person with mate wareware? How do Māori experience mate wareware? Makarena will also introduce her new Mate Wareware App, which helps people affected by mate wareware and raises awareness of the condition. We will help you download it at the event.
For more detail on the mate wareware app see 
Dr Dudley will also be available on October 14 at the Mātai A&P Show tent, where you can come and meet her. New Zealand’s pre-eminent neuroscientist Sir Richard Faull (Ngāti Rahiri and Te Ātiawa)(Matai Trustee,Founding Director of the Centre for Brain Research (CBR) and Distinguished Professor of Anatomy at the University of Auckland) and Professor Ngaire Kerse (GP and Joyce Cook Chair in Ageing Well at the University of Auckland), will also be available to meet on October 14. Professor Kerse can help with an understanding of caring for people with dementia and the ways tikanga aligns with caring, and offer practical suggestions for carer support. 
Please note that the venue is located upstairs and no elevator access is available.
A huge thank you to the Centre for Brain Research (CBR) for supporting this event.
Free event.
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