Sep 21, 2019

Shaynna Blaze, on her mother’s dementia diagnosis

Shaynna Blaze, on her mother’s dementia diagnosis

HelloCare’s CEO Lauren Todorovic spoke to Shaynna Blaze, interior designer and a judge on The Block, about her own family connection to dementia and about design features that can improve the lives of people living with dementia. Ms Blaze was a member of Dementia Australia’s panel for Dementia Action Week.

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