Kindness is far more important…

Last year, I was asked to answer some questions for a website featuring Change agent stories, which has now changed its focus. They invited people to write stories whom they considered to be ‘Radicals or Change Agents’. The questions took me a long time to answer, and even now, I am not sure if I have answered them well,…

The impact of false hope

For my continuing series of World Alzheimer’s Month / Dementia Awareness Month 2016 #WAM2016 #DAM2016 blogs, the post today is about the impact of hearing and reading about possible cures, and failed research. Members of Dementia Alliance International, and the much wider community of people with dementia and our families, are constantly being bombarded with this or that…

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…