Home > News > Events Updated 20 September 2013 Alzheimer's and the use of pets in treatment talk The regional director of Alzheimers South Africa, Jill Robson, will be talking about "Living with Alzheimer's and the effective use of pets in treatment" in October. 0 Shutterstock Friends of Vondi’s is a monthly social event where like-minded animal lovers meet to get inspired by dynamic speakers, all for the good and welfare of our companion animals and the welfare organisations that protect them. The regional director of Alzheimer's South Africa, Jill Robson, will be talking about "Living with Alzheimer's and the effective use of pets in treatment" in October.The October event will be in aid of the Dassenberg Horse Rescue Centre (DHRC) which is a prolife non-profit animal rescue centre that takes in severely traumatised, neglected, abused and injured horses and dogs from the Atlantis area. They are cared for until they can be adopted.Date: Wednesday 2 OctoberTime: 19:00 OnwardsVenue: Vondi’s Shop 59 Regent Road, Sea PointDonation: R50 to animal charity (DHRC)RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.comLIMITED SEATS PLEASE BOOK EARLYwww.vondis.co.zawww.alzheimers.org.zawww.dhrc.org.za Friends of Vondi''s press releasePhoto: Dog from Shutterstock More in News Fortinet Named Platinum Sponsor for 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit More: NewsEvents advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Bacteria may slow the spread of Zika Medical British babies tested for cholesterol Fitness 9 ways yoga can improve your sex life Medical Natural disasters linked to dementia Medical When your bowel movements go wrong . . . News Nerve stimulation restores sense of touch to arm amputees From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win a R2 000 Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.