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Please consider including the Australian Alzheimer’s Research Foundation in your Will.

Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of ageing and there is currently no cure.

By including a gift in your Will you will be helping our researchers discover solutions to diagnose the disease earlier,  develop treatments to slow the progression of the disease, understand preventative strategies and develop and test potential cures for this debilitating disease.

Imagine a world where grandparents grow old gracefully, where grandchildren can enjoy the memories and experiences of the elderly, share happy times and benefit from the wisdom of their past.

Imagine growing old without fear of the world becoming a lonely, frightening place and family members becoming strangers.

A gift to the Australian Alzheimer’s Research Foundation will enable the Foundation to continue to support the vital research into this debilitating disease and give hope to people with Alzheimer’s disease, their family and friends, and hope to the rest of humanity that a world in which Alzheimer’s no longer exists can be created.


 WHAT IS A BEQUEST?

A bequest is when you make A GIFT THROUGH YOUR WILL. Your gift, be it large or small, can make a significant and lasting difference to our research. Your gift can be:

  • A specific sum of money.
  • A percentage of your Estate.
  • A specific asset of your Estate such as property, shares, art, or jewellery.
  • The residual of your Estate, being the remaining funds after bequests to family, friends, and other organisations have been made.
  • Any other source of funds you own such as contributions from a trust or insurance policy.

The making of a Will is an important document that ensures your wishes are respected and are carried out by the person (executor/trustee) of your choice.

A Will need not be expensive or complex. You may wish to leave sentimental items to particular members of your family and friends and you can make contributions to certain causes that are dear to you and your family.

Here is some suggested wording you may wish to use in your Will:

I give and bequeath, [(the whole) or (a specific amount or gift) or (a percentage) or (the residue)] of my estate free of all duties to Australian Alzheimer’s Research Foundation Inc., Charity ABN: 34 575 647 667 of 8 Verdun Street, Nedlands, Western Australia, 6009 for its general purpose and I declare that the receipt from its Treasurer or other authorised officer shall be sufficient discharge to my trustees or executor.

We recommend you seek professional legal assistance in preparing your Will.

If you are considering leaving a gift in your Will to the Australian Alzheimer’s Research Foundation would like to discuss this please contact Caren Wilson on (08) 6457 0253 or email info@alzheimers.com.au


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