Thank you John Killick

John Killick continues his series of articles for the Australian Journal of Dementia Care (AJDC), exploring the history of dementia through the stories of individuals, and I feel thrilled and honoured by his review. John has reviewed my first book on dementia, What the hell happened to my brain? and Christine’s second book Dancing with Dementia, and highlighted our…

Dementia Friendly Communities: what do they mean to you?

Dementia Alliance International has a new survey about dementia friendly communities for people with dementia and their care partners (meaning an unpaid family carer or significant other who is actively supporting them). We are very keen to hear your thoughts and that these campaigns and initiatives mean to you, and if they have positively impacted…

Lightness as the dawn awakens

Drowning in the afternoon clouds The moon appearing as the darkness falls Light streaming through Like lasting strands of love Midnight dreams unsettling Gnawing away at confidence and strategy Suggestions of tomorrows maybes And reminders of yesterdays struggles Lightness as the dawn awakens the soul As it quiets the inner torment and worrying Allowing reason to…