In the shoes of … Alanna Shaikh | A positive approach to dementia (TED video)

Do you follow the inspiring TED videos? For today’s “in my shoes” blogpost, I am honoured that TED has given permission for us to share this unusual video.

“The more things my hands know how to do, the more things that I can be happy and busy doing when my brain’s not running the show anymore.”

Intro to TED video: “When faced with a parent suffering from Alzheimer’s, most of us respond with denial (“It won’t happen to me”) or extreme efforts at prevention. But global health expert and TED Fellow Alanna Shaikh sees it differently. She’s taking three concrete steps to prepare for the moment — should it arrive — when she herself gets Alzheimer’s disease…”

Alanna Shaikh :How I’m preparing to get Alzheimer’s : Posted July 2012


or click link here…  Alanna Shaikh TED video

 
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About Gill Phillips - Whose Shoes?

Passionate about personalisation in health & social care. Creator of Whose Shoes? - an imaginative approach to helping people work together to improve lives. http://nutshellcomms.co.uk
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One Response to In the shoes of … Alanna Shaikh | A positive approach to dementia (TED video)

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