this was posted on the blog "Creating life with words: Inspiration, love and truth" by Kate Swaffer, Kate is committed to meaningful dialogue with a wide range of stakeholders about the critical issues impacting a person living with a diagnosis of dementia and their loved ones.
Movie review: The Intouchables
“Still Mine” is clear-eyed about this phase, not nearly as brutal as the masterful “Amour.
This film is gentle, “Age is just an abstraction, not a straitjacket,” the film’s Irene says with some bravado. The real-life Irene Morrison survives, but Craig died in February at 93. His family requested memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Society.
100 questions 100 answers 6 perspectives :A compilation of honest answers about Dementia from medical doctors, professional care partners, family of loved ones and the one who lives it.
The topics include:
•Maintaining a respect for the personhood of each person
•Ways to help persons with dementia to continue to live purposefully
•Recognizing differences in forms of dementia
•Medications and behavioral concerns
Hosted by journalist Julie Anderson, this program features Judy Berry, Mona Johnson, G. Allen Power, MD, Richard Taylor, PhD, Sarah Rowan, PhD, and Bill Thomas, MD.