Monthly Archives: November 2013

Merry Christmas, Love from ?

This December, Mum will be celebrating her fifth Christmas post diagnosis. Every year, we try to make her feel as involved in the season as possible. In the early days, she and I would go Christmas shopping together and we’d … Continue reading

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Who she is, not what she’s lost….

When you talk or even think about a loved one with dementia, it’s very easy to focus on what’s gone, not what remains. I’m as guilty as the next person. I found myself thinking those very thoughts as I took … Continue reading

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When You’ve Met One Person with Dementia….

On Monday, I spent some time with my students discussing the art of interviewing on radio. After we’d listened to some notable interviews, I gave the students a chance to try it for themselves, with me as the interviewee. One … Continue reading

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