Title: St Patricks Day
Description: Love to dress u
Photographer: Cheryl Nettleton
Title: Art Therapy
Description: This is my Nana proudly showing us her art creation, her name, and decorations, which she made at the Alzheimer's day club
Photographer: Briony Ashley
Title: Peek a boo
Description: Playing spontaneous peek a boo while setting the table for dinner
Photographer: Fee Sievers
Description: 102 Great Great Grand Mum
Photographer: Orquídea TM
Title: Grandma's kiss
I designed fabric in going out with my mum and to raise awareness of dementia. We had a family photo shoot and my you gest son spontaneously gave his grandma a kiss
Photographer: Helen Kelly
Title: Coloring with Grandad
Description: Grandad Bill remembering his colors and doing some coloring with Koby his granddaughter who helps out with keeping a smile on grandad's face!!
Photographer: Jessica Petrie
Title: Forever the Joker
Description: This is my dad Richard living with Louis Body Dementia. This was taken at his Granddaughters (my nieces) wedding earlier this year. The day started with lots of confusion and tears but ended with HEAPS of laughter, dancing, and having an amazing day that will never be forgotten.
Photographer: Kelly Scott
Title: Priceless moments with his Nanny 💜
Description: Our son, Ihaka, and my mum have a beautiful bond. We love her so they see each other every day and he just loves spending time with her. The privilege of creating these memories is so precious and makes the hard moments and days easier to cope with xxx
Photographer: Tania Herbert
Title: Puppy love
Description: Mum with a therapy dog
Photographer: Lin MillerMiller
Title: My Mum & Dad
Description: Last photo of my darling Dad
Photographer: Elaine Bond
Title: Birthday Smiles
Description: Wishing Dad a Happy Birthday at Parkhaven Hospital
Photographer: Sarah Lee
Title: Our Mumma
Description: Our Mumma Diana, still our Lady Di
Photographer: Lisa Dinning
Title: Love never fails
Description: My mother has Alzheimers and yet always has a love for family. This is her three-year-old great-grandson.
Photographer: Linda Baxter
Title: A helping hand
Description: Shaky years with Lewy Body but even the little ones helped.
Photographer: Linda Braun
Description: My mother who has dementia and my granddaughter, helping each other with an I pad.
Photographer: Janice Wiri
Title: First meeting
Description: 91 yr old early-onset sufferer Grandad meets his 3-week old Granddaughter for the very first time ...priceless ....instant bond.
Photographer: Pauline Hamilton
Title: My Husband just before admission to a Rest Home
Photographer: Ailsa Martin-Buss
Title: Brother and Sister
Description: Before Alzheimers took over my sister's life
Photographer: Rodney Shepherd
Title: Granny let’s dance
Description: Ricoh 11yrs asking granny Pearl 85yr with dementia to dance in the evening after a long day at school for Ricoh, and a long day at home for Pearl by herself. She obliges as happy to have a grandson showing interest and wanting to have fun with her.
Photographer: Bridget Wilson
Description: Robin my husband is an Alzheimer’s sufferer. Here he is showered, shaved, and dressed to face the day. He ponders, what is there in his day? This was taken before I lead him out to sit near the window and watch the birds and people going past.
Photographer: Gail Griffin
Title: I love you till the end of the world.
Description: My mother has Alzheimer and my father just passed away in March 2021. He was the only one who she remembers, but she doesn't know or realise that he is gone.
Photographer: Marcelo Duque Cesar
Title: Grandpa and grandson playing
Description: Grandpa having dementia having a good time outside playing with his grandson. Outdoor activities are good for dementia people!
Photographer: Munsif Ali
Title: Loving our Nanny
Description: Mum’s grandchildren are amazing at understanding her Alzheimer’s…..giving her so much love and patience.
Photographer: Adriane Bancroft
Title: Love always
Description: My mom meeting the youngest member of our extended family. She may not remember who he is but she always enjoys spending time with him.
Photographer: Wendy Cross
Title: Age is Only a number
Description: My late husband with a serious condition of Alzheimers only recognised me and by some sort of miracle he knew his grandson
Photographer: Marie Rangi
Title: Making memories with Nonna 💜
Description: Grandson and Grandmother sharing morning tea at Mary Doyle (9 years ago)
Photographer: Christine Canderle
Title: Laughter is the best tonic with Grandma!
Description: Lots of laughter and fun with Grandma
Photographer: Melissa Warren
Title: Well, hello you!
Description: Dad meeting his newest great-granddaughter from Brisbane just before the trans-Tasman bubble burst!
Photographer: Megan Ede
Title: So Much Love
Description: My Darling Mum My Darling Granddaughter
Photographer: Zita Bezuidenhout
Title: Mutual admiration!
Description: This photo of my mother, Anne, was taken a few weeks ago when she met her 16th great-grandchild, Clementine. This is now a more special photo than ever as since it was taken she has fallen ill and is in care, and would not be able to hold a baby like this.
Photographer: Janet Sorensen
Title: The good life of our loving mother
Description: My beautiful Mum
Photographer: Katherine Rapana
Title: Dancing Queen
Description: Mum taught me to Rock n Roll as a child and it still brings light and sparks into Mum's eyes, it connects us instantly. Even the caregivers in the rest home dance with Mum! Please entitle it "Connections".
Photographer: Donna Hunt
Description: This is a photo of my Dad Max with my daughter. He was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimers in 2012. My daughter visits him every day and his face always lights up when he sees her.
Photographer: Mareah Mata
Title: Forever loved
Description: Spending precious time with Great Grandma. (GG)
Photographer: Michelle Young
Description: Great-grandma still knows her little people although she rarely sees them in person, with her husband of over 60 years by her side, and visiting religiously every afternoon rain or shine!
Photographer: Lynette Gous
Title: Visiting dad makes my week
Description: Having some special family time with Brian at his home.
Photographer: Tracey Entwistle
Title: Meeting Grandad
Description: Sebastian got to meet his Grandad, Les, who has early-onset.
Photographer: Kate Watson
Title: A moment in time with Grandma
Description: My Mum, who died with Alzheimer’s this year pictured with our children.
Photographer: Tracy Kendall
Title: Aroha Nui
Description: This photo portrays the very essence of the relationship my children share with their great grandmother, my nan. She always loved caring for her mokopuna and though she has been living with dementia for the past two years that heart to do so is still there. They are great mates for each other and bring each other much joy. We are very blessed to have the time we have.
Photographer: Jessica Northcroft
Title: Cool granny
Description: Sitting at the table with her grandson, wearing his sunglasses and holding the broom
Photographer: Marthalina Nga
Title: 99th Birthday for a Very Special Man
Description: Celebrating Poppa's 99th Birthday earlier this year.
Title 99th Birthday for a Very Special Man
Photographer: Shoshanna James
Title: Mollie and Lionel Hussey
Description: A sing-along at Camelia Court, Christchurch.
Photographer: Karen Bell
Title: Happy Hour
Description: Uncle Ken having a beer with his great-nephew at our weekly visits.
Photographer: Vanessa Taylor
Title: My Mum
Description: Hidden Memories.
Photographer: Arjan Van Hasselt
Title: The Three Musketeers
Description: Three generations of women on a lunch date. Looking good mum. Xxx
Photographer: Cathy Bentley
Title: Great Uncle Alister teaching Mila
Description: Special times when Mila's Uncle come to stay
Photographer: Fiona Parrant
Title: My heart
Description: Me and my gorgeous Mum, mum was diagnosed in 2014 with Alzheimers, we have been there every step of the way, it is hard work, it is heartbreaking but our love for our mum prevails.
Photographer: Donna Jones
Title: Forever and always ❤
Description: This is a photo of my mum Helen and my daughter Brooke. Mum got Encephalitis in 2017 and now has advanced dementia.
Photographer: Rachael Snee
Title: Trish and Mary
Description: Me and Mum (Mary) having a laugh.
Photographer: Patricia McGregor
Title: Poppa has the gardening skills
Description: Poppa might not know the names of the plants anymore but he still knows what to do aye mum!?" He gets his hands on a shovel, all our worries melt away and he says "I'm happy here ye know, with you lot"
Photographer: Briar Nicol