Human Rights, Ageing and Dementia: Challenging Current Practice

This video, which was produced by ADA Australia and their media team, is very relevant to the Seventy First World Health Assembly I am attending this week, and the National Dementia Conference I attended in Canada last week. I thank them for their permission to publish it on my YouTube Channel. (ps a shocking ‘first image’…

Dementia and Human Rights

Ten years ago this week, I was diagnosed with a rare form of younger onset dementia, aged 49. An early 50th birthday present from the Universe! I don’t remember saying thank you, but I should have. Ultimately, it has been the third greatest gift of my life, and created a deeper purpose than I’d ever…

From Awareness to Action Week: Will it make a difference?

A few weeks ago I was interviewed for an article in OX Magazine UK. One question from the journalist who interviewed was particularly interested in my thoughts about the renaming of Dementia Awareness Week in the UK, which commences next week, where it is transformed into Dementia Action Week. Below is an excerpt from the…

Thank you Kelly Vincent

Received just now, I am posting the full email. I cried when I read it, and can only thank Kelly Vincent for all she has done, and will continue to do. Her work, her incredible enthusiasm and passion, and most of all her intergrity, has been truly inspirational. Integrity is missing in so many people…