This article was written by Simon Wilkinson, published in The Advertiser and on on 17 February 2014. Ms Beer has teamed with Country Health SA in spearheading a push to improve the food served in regional aged care facilities in SA.

There is a disturbing gap between the perceptions of care professionals and carers of people with dementia about end-of-life care for people with dementia, according to a new report released today.

In this animated series, children talk about their expereinces of their grandparent with dementia. My Grandmum, My Papu, My Grandpa and Me is a new animated series produced by Alzheimer’s Australia NSW which features three children, Ezekiel, aged six, Bibi, aged nine, and Julia, aged 11, talking about their experiences of their grandparent with dementia, in their own words.

Christie Arthur recently completed her Higher School Certificate (HSC). As part of her Extension 2 English Course, she was required to compose an original Major Work. Her Major Work comprises a collection of short stories about her life touched by Alzheimer’s disease.