AGNES Houston was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s Dementia in 2006 at the age of 57.
She is a active member of the Scottish Dementia Working Group. In 2012 she was elected vice chair of the European Working Group Person With Dementia also a board member of the newly formed Dementia Alliance International.
She has campaigned for best practice and improving lives of people with dementia especially sensory issues and Dementia she received a lifetime achievement award by Alzheimer Scotland in 2013
In 2015 was awarded an MBE