It’s a common misconception that dementia is all about Alzheimer’s and that it’s all about memory loss.
I chose to write this poem as I think this is an important subject that should be addressed and that love can change in different circumstances.
Some of the things we take for granted that people with dementia might forget.
If we don’t understand in detail the level and depth of public awareness of dementia, we won’t be able to communicate effectively with people or help to educate and address misconceptions.
A report being released today by Alzheimer’s Research UK highlights the enormous toll of dementia on women in the UK.
Alzheimer’s Research UK and University College London hosted a summit at the House of Lords on raising awareness of the impact of young-onset dementia.
I completed an Open University module in Dementia Care this year and I decided to face the condition head on. I am based in Exeter and on a personal mission to raise dementia awareness in any and every way I can.