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Living with dementia


Articles written by members of our European Working Group of People With Dementia and other people with dementia about their experiences of life since a diagnosis of dementia.

08/02/2020 Angela Pototschnigg, member of the EWGPWD, introduces Alzheimer Austria’s pioneer project “Turn the Corner”
22/01/2020 Helen Rochford-Brennan, Chairperson of the EWGPWD, asks “What matters to me … Who am I?”
18/12/2019 Tomaž Gržinič, member of the EWGPWD, gives lecture for students at Slovenian Faculty of Social Work
18/10/2019 Sean Mackell writes about his advocacy work and the importance of being open about diagnosis
15/10/2019 Idalina Aguiar, member of the EWGPWD, talks about Dementia Friends on Portuguese television
27/09/2019 Thomas Maurer, member of the EWGPWD, writes about “Shaping the world”
21/09/2019 Idalina Aguiar, member of the EWGPWD, takes part in World Alzheimer’s Day events in Madeira
26/08/2019 Idalina Aguiar welcomes EWGPWD colleague Miha Kastelic to Madeira
09/08/2019 Chris Roberts, Vice-chair of the EWGPWD, helps monitor progress made on Dementia action plan for Wales
06/08/2019 Idalina Aguiar, member of the EWPWD shares her experiences at a series of awareness-raising events
18/06/2019 Idalina Aguiar shares details about a new book, based on a project she participated in with Alzheimer Portugal in Madeira
16/06/2019 Dementia has dramatically changed Wendy Mitchell’s relationship with cooking and eating
07/06/2019 Petri Lampinen shares his experiences of dementia diagnosis and treatment, hoping to encourage change where needed
23/05/2019 Idalina Aguiar, member of the European Working Group of People with Dementia, finds music therapy beneficial
15/05/2019 Petri Lampinen,member of the European Working Group of People with Dementia, takes part in a video to help spread awareness