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Former EWGPWD member Agnes Houston gives TEDx talk

Monday 25 November 2019

On 22 November, former member of the European Working Group of People with Dementia (EWGPWD), Agnes Houston MBE (Scotland) gave a TEDx talk at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. The talk, “Flourishing through Connections”, focused on her lived experience of becoming a dementia activist and campaigner, the networks and organisations she works with and is supported by within her local and virtual communities.

Agnes Houston was diagnosed with early onset dementia of the Alzheimer type in 2006, at the age of 57 and was a member of the EWGPWD from 2012 to 2016, serving as Vice-Chairperson. She is also the former Chairperson of the Scottish Dementia Working Group and is a current board member of Dementia Alliance International. Find out more about Agnes Houston and about her TEDx talk here: