Suffering is optional

Whilst I have not been publishing each day on my original blog since Christmas Eve, and won’t for the rest of the year, I realised, thanks to an electronic reminder, that I have not published anything here for December. The goal for this blog when I first set it up in September this year was to post at least … More Suffering is optional

Non pharmacological interventions for dementia

There is emerging evidence for, and good evidence for risk reduction, such as life style changes as a way of preventing a diagnosis of dementia. It is, for me and many others living beyond dementia, in spite of the sector telling us to go home and give up, very exciting times! Common sense certainly says to me, that … More Non pharmacological interventions for dementia

Is living beyond dementia easier with money?

The following is a comment posted privately to me on Facebook about my last post Living well, living better, or living beyond dementia?; ” “Thank you!! I have heard so many negative comments about the whole “living well with dementia” campaign.  Maybe some people have money to do the things they did and are not restricted by their … More Is living beyond dementia easier with money?

Living well, living better, or living beyond dementia?

Living beyond dementia is now my preferred term to support anyone who has been diagnosed with dementia, as a way of helping them to think about the possibility of living more positively with dementia. Fingers crossed! I hope it is more helpful, and feedback so far has been really encouraging. The terms living well or living better … More Living well, living better, or living beyond dementia?