We want to create a space for people whose lives are affected by dementia to meet one another, learn from one another, and to share their story. In doing so, we hope that a sense of hope and empowerment will be found.
On this blog, you can expect:
Stories from care partners who are caring for a loved one – lessons learned and hardships overcome
Encouragement and suggestions from professionals who are versed in self-care tools and strategies
Stories from care providers who are striving to deliver person centred care in formalized settings
Information from service providers who are working to make the journey easier for people who are affected by dementia
Information on important resources that can help in the delivery of care
Practical and creative ideas that can be easily implemented in care
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