PHOTO: GRATEFUL: Anne Tudor, pictured with Edie Mayhew, says Ballarat is well on its way to becoming a dementia-friendly city.
Dear people of Ballarat, I am writing to thank you for your big, beautiful heart – and all you have done to make this city a better place for people living with dementia.
I grew up in Ballarat, completed my HSC at St Martin’s, moved to Sydney age 18 to train to be a teacher in Papua New Guinea, then returned five later to teach in a secondary school in the western suburbs of Melbourne. Almost 27 years ago, I moved back to Ballarat with my married partner Edie to support my parents as my mother had Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia.
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