Donate and leave message in garden fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Australia

Aurora and James Stergiou, who has Alzheimer’s Disease, in their Woodvale garden, which they are opening to raise funds . Picture: Martin Kennealey        www.communitypix.com.au   d442734
Aurora and James Stergiou, who has Alzheimer’s Disease, in their Woodvale garden, which they are opening to raise funds . Picture: Martin Kennealey        www.communitypix.com.au d442734

“WHEN someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, it is life-changing.”

Aurora Stergiou’s husband James was diagnosed last October.

She said the care and support she received from Alzheimer’s Australia WA since then has been fantastic.

“They opened their heart to me and now I would like to open my heart to them and thank them,” she said.

Mrs Stergiou will open her Woodvale garden to the public on September 26 and 27 to raise money for the organisation.

Over the weekend, guests can walk through the garden, read poetry and leave a message on the memory tree.

Mrs Stergiou said she held an open garden in 2010 when her brother was first diagnosed with cancer and felt this was the right time to hold another.

Entry to the garden at 67 Castlegate Way will be $6 with morning and afternoon tea for $4.

The garden will be open from 10am to 4pm.