Locals are getting ready for the Port Macquarie Memory Walk & Jog 2021, which will be held this Sunday 21 March 2021 at Westport Park.
This event is a great way to get active and beat dementia your way by completing your own kilometres at a time that suits you! Walk, jog or run around the beautiful riverside of Westport Park anytime between 8am to 4pm on 21 March 2021.
Currently there are an estimated 157,000 people living with dementia in New South Wales. With that figure projected to increase to about 345,000 by 2058, events like Memory Walk & Jog play an important role not only in funding support, but also in raising awareness of dementia.
Funds raised through the Memory Walk & Jog series help provide invaluable support, education and resources for people living with dementia in Australia, their carers, families and friends.
There are 17 Memory Walk & Jog events planned across Australia in 2021, with each event offering fun for people of all ages and abilities.
The safety and wellbeing of Memory Walk & Jog participants, volunteers and staff is Dementia Australia’s top priority at these events. The team is constantly monitoring the evolving situation with COVID-19, and remains in communication with the relevant federal, state and local authorities. A robust COVID-safe plan has been tailored for each individual event and can be adapted as needed.
Register for the Port Macquarie Memory Walk & Jog event now, or find out about the other events planned across Australia at www.memorywalk.com.au
Dementia Australia is the source of trusted information, education and services for the estimated half a million Australians living with dementia, and the almost 1.6 million people involved in their care. We advocate for positive change and support vital research. We are here to support people impacted by dementia, and to enable them to live as well as possible. No matter how you are impacted by dementia or who you are, we are here for you.