Have read early pre-view for first 3 chapters of Jarem’s thought-ful book “Dancing with Elephants: Mindfulness Training For Those Living With Dementia, Chronic Illness or an Aging Brain”. Tru here. I just pre-ordered book thru Amazon because Jarem has offered FANTASTIC bargain; “Great Mindfulness Package to anyone who buys the book and emails him (email@example.com) a […]
Many dementia-oriented organizations have admirable goals and values, but for me there are three things that stand out about DAA, differentiating them from other good dementia organizations, which also have good goals:
I appreciate the efforts to highlight need of funding BUT they need to compensate now by providing equally impressive film on possibilities for quality of life after diagnosis.
Dementia Professionals: Here is LINK to my topical spreadsheet to links for past and current PWD projects Oct 2015 thru Feb 2016
Tru here. Have you ever noticed that all of my blogs now begin, “Tru here”? There is a good reason for doing it that way, but I got the idea from Richard; at the time he was beginning all his blog entries with the phrase, “Richard here”. Actually I only spoke personally with him a […]
Tru here on Sunday, April 19. On Friday, I finished my first public speech in many years, on subject very important to me; Value of PWD Lived Experience as Contributor towards Dementia Friendly Community. Husband took these pictures as part of the video which we hope to post soon. Saturday there was a meeting, and […]
What does a leader of PWD (Persons With Dementia) look like? Collins dictionary says a “Leader” is the first person on the climbing rope. It is the first animal in the team, or the first section of blank film or tape into the projector or machine. Vocabulary dot com says it is the person in […]
Tru here. New Sunday paper began in August 2014 titled “Thru the Looking Glasses of PWD: Read our Sunday paper to see Dementia “Thru the Looking Glass” of fellow PWD (Persons With Dementia) Life Perceptions”. This is currently edited by Truthful Loving Kindness and updated each Saturday night online. https://paper.li/f-1408973778 . Subscriptions are available delivered […]
Tru here. Edmonton Journal Link to article of August 20, 2014: Dead at noon: B.C. woman ends her life rather than suffer indignity of dementia (with video). I have heard talk that in many countries suicide will be EXPECTED for those with disabilities (especially dementia) in the future, exactly because of the reasons Gillian discusses […]
This has become my “go to” book, when folks ask me for my favorite book about dementia.