Dear Dementia,

In France I’m “une homme vieux”

“A man who is old”

In English I’m an “old man”

Please see the MAN before the OLD


From Dear Dementia The Laugther and the Tears by Ian Donaghy


You can find out more about the work of Ian Donaghy by following him on Twitter @TrainingCarers

When you are supporting someone with dementia you look for any tiny crumb of help you can find and this book really helped me look at dementia differently.

It is funny and inspiring, I like the use of poetry and art to articulate the struggle both sufferers and carers have when facing up to life with dementia.



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