Meaningful activites with younger onset dementia

The importance of finding meaningful activities for someone with dementia

imageOne blog that has been brewing in the back of my blogosphere for a while is day care respite for people with younger onset dementia, a topic close to my heart.

Why day care or respite at all, when in fact, many of us could have been supported like any other disAbled person to stay at work?

Of course, when we are in the later stages of dementia, our care partner may need a break, and we might have to go into respite care to support them, or we may even need residential aged care permanently, but day care, a place where small children go while parents work?

Many people with younger onset dementia are diagnosed much earlier in the stage of the disease process. It is not the disease we fear the most. In fact, it is rarely a disease we consider as a possibility. When I attended a…

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