Living alone with dementia, by Dr Judy Galvin #DAM2015 Day 27

Reposting a blog for Day 27 of Dementia Awareness Month 2015, #DAM2015 Day 27, on living alone, by a dear friend and colleague, Dr Judy Galvin… I wrote this when I first published it here:

[Again] Today I am publishing a guest blog, written by a woman I am honoured to know, and whom I often feel in awe of. Judy has given me permission to share her story of living alone with dementia of the Alzheimer’s type. My blog title uses the word dementia, as her story applies to anyone living alone with any type of dementia. There are a significant number of people with dementia living alone, and as she rightly says, currently they do not have much of a voice. The other group with no voice, are the children of people with younger onset dementia, like my sons. Hopefully, the advocacy of many around the world will…

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