On the Same Page - What I wish people knew

By Kristen Phillips on 17/08/2021

This is the fifth in a series of book reviews from Kristen Phillips. Reading about other people’s experiences helped Kristen emotionally and practically around her father’s illness. Her hope is that these reviews will raise awareness of the ever-increasing number of books (fiction and non-fiction) available to support and educate those of us affected by dementia.

What I wish people knew about dementia from someone who knows
(Bloomsbury Publishing, 2022)
Wendy Mitchell
224 pages

Everyone has their challenges; mine just happens to be dementia.  p73

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This is the link to Wendy Mitchell’s blog: https://whichmeamitoday.wordpress.com/


Ruby's Choice film

By NZDF on 5/02/2020

A new Australian film focusing on a family’s experience of dementia opened in New Zealand cinemas on 4 August.


The Learning List - May 2022

By Lara Hitchcock on 17/08/2021

Lara Hitchcock, Registered Nurse with the Memory Assessment Clinic at Burwood Hospital, shares a selection of dementia and delirium education resources from the past month.


On the Same Page - A Better Brain for Life

By Kristen Phillips on 17/08/2021

This is the fourth in a series of book reviews from Kristen Phillips. Reading about other people’s experiences helped Kristen emotionally and practically around her father’s illness. Her hope is that these reviews will raise awareness of the ever-increasing number of books (fiction and non-fiction) available to support and educate those of us affected by dementia.

A Better Brain for Life: Preventing Dementia and Other Chronic Diseases
(Calico Publishing, 2022)
Angela Caughey
188 pages

Order from Calico publishing here