Sex and dementia

The topic of sex and dementia is one I have been thinking about writing on for some time, and now seems the right time to post something about it. Many have written and talked about people with dementia and sexuality, including writing articles and books about it, but so far, I have not found very…

The World Dementia Council

The World Dementia Council meets this week, without anyone living with a diagnosis of dementia, or any family carers, invited to be a part of this event. Yesterday I received an open letter (via email) from Dr Shibley Rahman, personal friend, colleague and academic in dementia from the UK, regarding the ‘World Dementia Council‘. I…

Dementia friendly???

There has been a small groundswell of people speaking out about the discrimination, stigma and downright nastiness of others against the elderly, and in particular people with dementia. I posted a comment on this article; “Whatever happened to equal rights for people with disabilities or impairments, and to humanity, and compassion??? I am as shocked by…