Meaningful Ageing Australia appoints new board member

Not-for-profit organisation Meaningful Ageing Australia appoints a new board director.

Not-for-profit organisation Meaningful Ageing Australia – which promotes evidence-based spiritual care for the ageing population – has voted in new board director Maria Dimitriadis.

Maria Dimitriadis

Ms Dimitriadis is an experienced senior executive with more than 25 years in aged care, medical, government, community, disability, and natural health.

Currently general manager of alliances and partnerships with Victoria-based, not-for-profit Doutta Galla Aged Care Services, Ms Dimitriadis oversees the organisation’s consumer engagement policy.

Nick Ryan

Nick Ryan – who was re-elected Meaningful Ageing Australia chair at the organisation’s recent AGM – welcomed Ms Dimitriadis to the board and thanked her for her willingness to serve.

“There is much to look forward to in our future as we position the organisation to be even greater value to a troubled sector,” said Mr Ryan. “I am also grateful for our members’ confidence in re-electing me to the board.”

Meaningful Ageing Australia is a registered charity that supports organisations and groups to respond to the emotional and spiritual needs of older people. The organisation provides information and education about the importance of including spiritual care in all care settings – including aged care.

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