In today’s world, it can be hard to distinguish between fact and fiction. But maybe dementia can teach us empathy – to learn to tolerate alternative truths. For dementia carers, it’s an important lesson to learn.
The public perception of dementia is that it’s an end-of-life illness. We’ve seen plenty of evidence that for those who stay active and engaged, the diagnosis is just a new start. We have a different story to tell.