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Meet Bruce

When Bruce was diagnosed with dementia, he kept his mind active by making recycled art.

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Bruce has lived in regional South Australia with his wife Thelma for many years. Bruce is 65 years old and was diagnosed with Younger Onset Dementia about four and a half years ago.

His connection to community has unleashed his creative side and Bruce is immersed in his art and music.

Bruce makes all his art using recycled and natural materials and has recently become a Dementia Advocate at Dementia Australia.

His mantra in life is ‘never give up’.

Interests and activities

  • Making art
  • Recycling
  • Music