During world Alzheimer’s Month, the Australian Alzheimer’s Research Foundation will be providing free weekly webinars to bring awareness to Alzheimer’s disease and the research work that will hopefully provide a better future for those at ri...
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Caroline is a clinical trial participant at the Australian Alzheimer’s Research Foundation. A former nurse who, during her career, used to take care of people with Alzheimer’s disease.   About 5 years ago Caroline knew she was having tro...
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      The Australian Alzheimer’s Research Foundation is delighted to announce that Mr Graeme Prior has accepted the role of AARF Chairman having joined the Board in 2019. “I am delighted to take on the role as Chair...
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Congratulations to Senior Research Fellow, Dr Stephanie Rainey-Smith who has been awarded a prestigious Investigator Grant by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) for her research into healthy ageing. Dr Rainey-Smith will use t...
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Mother’s Day is a time for us to pay tribute to Mother’s and say thank you for their love and contribution to our society. It is a sad reality that Alzheimer’s disease is the leading cause of death in Australian women, and women also account...
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The latest edition of our newsletter ‘Brainwave’ is now available to download.  If you would like to receive the Foundation’s newsletter to find out more about Alzheimer’s disease research sign up to our mailing list here....
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Australian Alzheimer's Research Foundation Annual Report The Australian Alzheimer's Research Foundation 2019 Annual Report provides information about our achievements and impact and how we worked towards our vision of an Alzheimer's free future in t...
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Keeping our facilities safe - an update on COVID-19 Providing a safe and supportive environment for our staff, trial participants and their families is paramount and our absolute priority.   It is important you do not come into the Fou...
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Support Australian Alzheimer's Research Foundation –Purchase your NEW 2020|2021 Entertainment™ Digital Membership HERE  Get access to hundreds of valuable offers for everything you love to do and support Alzheimer's Research at t...
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Taking testosterone supplements can boost men's brain health into old age, a new research review has found. Researchers from Edith Cowan University analysed the results of previous randomised control trials that examined if taking testosterone suppl...
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Despite the efforts of researchers worldwide, a cure for Alzheimer’s disease remains elusive. But one area where researchers have made great strides has been identifying the role lifestyle factors, such as diet, exercise and sleep, can play in r...
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Christmas is that time of year when families and friends come together to celebrate and make special memories to treasure forever. Sadly, Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are stealing those memories. It can affect anyone. It can affect you o...
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Congratulations to Professor Ralph Martins who has been awarded a $3.1 million dollar grant as part of the Federal Government’s $8 million for ground-breaking clinical trials. The study called AU-ARROW (AUstralian-multidomain Approach to Reduce ...
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The Australia Alzheimer’s Research Foundation would like to congratulate Dr Stephanie Rainey-Smith who was recently awarded the WA Tall Poppy Science Award for her work to reduce the burden of chronic disease in Australia, specifically Alzheimer’...
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Public Lecture Presentations Thank you to everyone who attended the Australian Alzheimer’s Research Foundation’s Public Lectures last week. With over 400 people attending the lectures, it was a great opportunity to showcase some of the outstandi...
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Swim for a Reason Barry Green and a dedicated and fit group of the Stadium Masters Swimmers held Swim for a Reason on Saturday 6 July at HBF Stadium. These swimmers are not only on top of their exercise regime, they also raised over $5,500 for Alzhe...
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Alcoa has long had a culture of giving back to the communities in which it operates through its community partnerships, employee volunteering and employee giving programs. The Australian Alzheimer’s Research Foundation has been a recipient of this ...
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How important is subjective cognitive decline? The WA Memory Study (WAMS) started in 1996 by Professor Ralph Martins and has been led by A/Prof Hamid Sohrabi since 2010. The WAMS is an ongoing longitudinal study of cognitive ageing. The study is tr...
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One of the proposed reasons for cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease is the age-related decline in sex hormones. Research indicates that the relatively abrupt loss of estrogen and progesterone at menopause in women and the more gradual decreas...
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Over the past two decades, numerous research studies have demonstrated older adults undertaking higher levels of physical activity have better memory and thinking skills and lower risk of dementia, compared with inactive older adults. In addition, st...
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September is World Alzheimer’s Month and a time to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. September 2019 will mark the 8th World Alzheimer’s Month.  During September the Foundation is providi...
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The latest edition of our newsletter ‘Brainwave’ is now available to download Learn about the clinical trials and much more. If you would like to receive the Foundation’s newsletter to find out more about Alzheimer’s disease research sign...
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You are warmly invited to join the Australian Alzheimer’s Research Foundation and researchers from Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University and Curtin University to hear the latest on Alzheimer’s disease research and strategies you can implemen...
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Have you ordered your 2019/2020 Entertainment Book yet? Discover thousands of valuable 2-for-1 and up to 50% off offers for many of the best restaurants, cafés, arts, attractions, hotels, travel, shopping and much more – choose the style of...
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The 2018 Annual Report highlights the year to 31 December 2018 for the Australian Alzheimer's Research Foundation. Read about: Our research and trials as we work towards a world without Alzheimer's The partnerships that highlight the dedicat...
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The latest edition of our newsletter ‘Brainwave’ is now available to download. Learn about the clinical trials and much more. If you would like to receive the Foundation’s newsletter to find out more about Alzheimer’s disease research sign...
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Over the years Leon Pericles has produced etchings for his kids, ‘Etching for Nia’ and ‘Damien’s Kite’ and now he has completed a beautiful little piece for his wife: 'Etching for Moi’ This work tells a story of Leon’s love. The ligh...
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Congratulations Team Hobbits for winning Australia's longest kayak race, the Massive Murray Paddle. Peter and Gareth raised over $1,200 for the Foundation. Thank you so much for your support....
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Join Dr Dan Burns from Zinfandel Pharmaceutical Inc. (USA) for a Public Lecture on '25 Years of Alzheimer's disease Research and Clinical Development: How we got here and where do we go' Friday 30th November at 4:20 pm at Harry Perkins Institue of...
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On the 18th November Stadium Masters Swimming Club held a Swim for a Reason event. The event was a great success raising over $2,900 for the Australian Alzheimer's Research Foundation. Thank you for your support!...
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New research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) has found eating a Mediterranean diet could delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease by years. Researchers from ECU found that people who adhere to a Mediterranean diet have significantly slower rates...
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Next week (Wednesday, November 14) we are celebrating Seniors Week at Have a Go Day, Burswood Park. Come down and visit us at site 72 and have a go at some brain teasers....
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The CWA Bullsbrook branch is holding a Pop Down Memory Lane Photo Competition on the 17th November 2018. For more information or to enter click here...
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The latest edition of our newsletter ‘Brainwave’ is now available to download. Learn about the clinical trials and much more. If you would like to receive the Foundation’s newsletter to find out more about Alzheimer’s disease research sig...
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We are pleased to announce the CWA of WA have chosen the Australian Alzheimer’s Research Foundation as their charity of choice for 2018/19. The Foundation would like to extend its sincere thanks and appreciation for this generous gesture. We are...
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In July, the bustling and vibrant city of Chicago in the United States, played host to this year’s Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC). AAIC is the largest and most influential international meeting dedicated to advancing deme...
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