Mother’s Day is a time for us to pay tribute to Mother’s and say thank you for their love and contribution to our society.

It is a sad reality that Alzheimer’s disease is the leading cause of death in Australian women, and women also account for approximately two-thirds of the caregivers who provide care for loved ones living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

Mel is one of our generous supporters and has agreed to share her story:

“My mum has had many traumas in her life, but found happiness and kindness with her second husband, who sadly died shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. As the grief from her husband’s death eased somewhat, the forgetfulness she had been having did not go away. After several tests, the doctor told her she had Alzheimer’s disease.”

Read Mel’s full story here 👇

Mel’s Story