Alison Timbery is a Bidgigal woman. Her family has lived in La Perouse all their lives. Alison has worked as a Research Assistant on the Koori Growing Old Well Study (KGOWS-II) since 2016 with Kylie Radford. Before working at NeuRA, she was a hairdresser for over 30 years. Alison is interested in finding out why Aboriginal people are at an elevated risk of getting dementia.