What is dementia? Part 4 – Understanding Aphasia

In my continuing series on What is dementia?, Part 4 I promised to review aphasia. It suddenly seems more relevant to me as well just now too; I was diagnosed with PPA when first diagnosed with a front temporal dementia, although had seemed to stave off the progression with speech pathology techniques. However in this last few weeks, it is…

What is dementia? Part 3

In my continuing series on What is dementia?, for part 3, I am explaining in more detail, the two infographics published earlier this month.Please do let me know if I have any information incorrect! I am doing my best to ensure it is both accurate and easily understood by those of us living with or supporting…

Thanks to my BUB

I’d have to say, I am ‘exhaustipated’! No doubt, the whole dementia community is as well, as September is always a huge month for advocacy. With everything that is going on including my studies, Dementia Alliance International, and my personal life and health, it is certainly an interesting time. Thanks most of all to my best friend,…

Going out on a limb…

I’ve been trying to post more regular boots for World Alzheimer’s Month 2016, and felt it appropriate today to would share one that may be mildly contentious. If it is something I believe needs to be said, then one way or another, I usually get around to saying it; I thought I’d take a risk just for Friday, which is often referred…