Mary Schulz has been the Director, Information, Support Services and Education at the Alzheimer Society of Canada since 2006. She has spent her career in healthcare, providing individual and family counseling to clients facing crises associated with life-limiting illness, chronic disability and cognitive impairment. She has also helped to plan and implement programs and services in settings throughout the health-care continuum. She obtained her Bachelor degree in Social Work from Ryerson University and holds a Masters degree in Social Work from York University. In her current role, Mary, along with her counterparts across provincial Alzheimer Societies, is leading the Society’s Culture Change initiative to foster person-centred care of people with dementia living in long-term care homes.