Dementia Success Stories:
“How we made a difference for self and those around us AFTER diagnosis”
A dementia brain-storming project by participants of PWD Perspective newsletter
Compiled and edited by Truthful L. Kindness (yes it is legal name)
Water industry for many years until my then wife developed a lymphoma then after my wife died I worked until 65 and retirement as a tenancy support worker.
Year of diagnosis 2013
tentative diagnosis in falls clinic I was 68
Definitive diagnosis July 2013 .they bcompared scans over 7 years. scary.
Altzeimers and vascular dementia mixed.
I take pride in the fact that I carried on with my life joined a peer support group as chair.I am active in the community part of the village debating society and credative writing group.
My GP has not had much to do with my dementia.
My specialist from the dementia hospital is very supportive and so are the specialist nurses that do home visits and memory clubs.
Some of my family are in denial some keep away.My daughters do accept it now.
March 30, 2015
CJ Jaggers is active member in Dementia Mentors
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