Interview with author of “Grandma Forgets”: the picture book helping children understand dementia

According to Alzheimer’s Australia, an estimated 413,106 Australians currently live with dementia, and there are around 244 new cases reported each day. Sadly, this means it’s more likely than ever that each and every one of our lives will be affected in some way by this cruel disease. And when we, as adults, have such difficultyContinue reading “Interview with author of “Grandma Forgets”: the picture book helping children understand dementia”

The children’s book challenging ageist stereotypes

In January, we introduced you to Andrea Gallagher, the Australian author challenging old stereotypes with her children’s picture book, Superstar Grandmas: An A-Z of Seriously Cool Seniors. Now, two months later, Gallagher has just released her follow-up book, Mega-rad Grandads. Aside from the many “dynamic and vibrant grandads” she knew, Andrea tells Over60 her main inspiration was her veryContinue reading “The children’s book challenging ageist stereotypes”