A little support makes a big difference

Personal stories

Meet Liz

Liz is the Chief Executive of the East Metropolitan Health Service (EMHS). She has spearheaded a program to transform EMHS into the first dementia-friendly metropolitan health service in Australia.

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Meet Norminda

Norminda is Project Manager and Australian-Filipino Community Services Chaplain. She has helped open a dementia-friendly Reminiscing Garden in her community.

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Meet Bill

Bill was diagnosed with younger onset dementia at the age of 59. He enjoys helping and showing others how it is possible to still lead a better life.

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Meet Jack

Jack has led an active lifestyle all his life. He was an AFL umpire and a member of a social running club. Jack is now semi-retired with a hobby of growing native plants.

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Meet Bob

Bob is a volunteer at The Sunraysia Men’s Shed in Mildura, Victoria. Bob and other members are learning more about dementia to help create a dementia-friendly community.

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Meet Chris

Chris is a consultant physician in Geriatric Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology. Chris is committed to improving the lives of those people living with dementia.

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