Dementia Awareness Month 2017

Most years, I am more than frenetic throughout September, ensuring Dementia Alliance International (DAI) has blog content to post for every day of World Alzheimer’s Month also know as Dementia Awareness Month, and blog content to post here every day. For all sorts of reasons, including health, that has not been possible. I have certainly been wondering,…

Virtual dementia reality: whose reality is it?

Ok, so maybe I’ve got it wrong (again or still!), but surely focusing on what people without dementia think dementia might be like and spending vast amounts of money on virtual reality products to show more people without dementia what it is like for us seems a little off base to me. One or two…

Not for your bucket list!

Ok, I’ve been a bit quieter than usual lately here, but I have had reason to be. On Monday of last week in the early evening, I missed the top step of our stairs at home, pictured here. Although I usually use a walking stick, or hold the hand rails when I am out, often…