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In the shoes of a person with dementia (updated)

How would you feel being diagnosed with dementia? Last week I had the great pleasure to meet in person the wonderful Gill from Whose Shoes. It inspired me to pose a few simple questions to invite you to feel what it feels…

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Poem: Young Onset Dementia – Making It Real

I felt a special connection with Kate What it was is hard to define. Her words, her thoughts, her feelings. I have followed them closely on-line. Kate blogs about living with dementia It’s powerful. It’s honest. It’s real. We can learn … Continue reading

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Imaginary friends? Hardly! #dementiachallengers linking across the world

Have you ever met up with someone you know really, really well, but yet have never met before? I guess these days with social media and particularly Skype, this is becoming a far more common experience but I find it … Continue reading

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“Nothing’s gonna stop us now” #dementiachallengers

So, Dementia Awareness Week is over. Hmm, we’ll see about that! It feels a very exciting time as we move into Year 2 of #dementiachallengers, a spontaneous collaboration between passionate people who not only want things to be different for people … Continue reading

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