Bill Yeates

In August 2019, Bill Yeates  was diagnosed with Younger Onset Alzheimer's Disease. While working out how to make the most of life with dementia, Bill  developed his Tree of Awakening Your Positivity.

Besides being a volunteer surf lifesaver, Bill competes in masters Swimming, Finswimming, Pool Rescue and Surf Lifesaving Championships internationally. In 2023, Bill travelled to Fiji and competed in his first ever ocean swim.

He is Vice Chair of Dementia Alliance International, and a member of Dementia Australia's Advocate Program, the World Health Organisation GDO KE Focus Group, and the Global Review Panel for ADI Accreditation of dementia care.

Bill  recently accepted the position of Living Experience Consultant with Dementia Support Australia, and presents Enjoy Life With Dementia  sessions with Kay Hughes.

Race Against Dementia

Race Against Dementia is a dynamic team drawn from Formula 1, industry, commerce, the law and philanthropy,  guided by a group of Trustees aligned in its mission to find a cure for dementia.

We share Race Against Dementia's commitment to collaboration, innovation, attention to detail and resilience, and are delighted to partner with them to raise awareness and funds for dementia research.

Race Against Dementia welcomed our album of songs inspired by dementia, encouraging us to make it available to carers and families touched by dementia.

AWMarine Sales

We're grateful to AWMarine Sales  for providing space and equipment to develop our music,  sponsoring Kay's  travel to perform at "Enjoy Life with Dementia" sessions for Dementia Australia Advocates in Adelaide & Queensland in 2023, and sponsoring our Race Against Dementia fundraiser at the Royal Motor Yacht Club in 2024.

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Sows Ear Audio

As well as being co-writer for  "Invisible No More", Jon Leslie from Sows Ear Audio generously volunteered his time and expertise over a three year period to produce and mix all songs on the album in analogue.

Jon's enthusiasm was contagious, resulting in Jo Emond ( also volunteering her time to develop our album & website artwork.