Dementia in the arts

This post came to me via a facebook group for students studying dementias. The original article is from I have edited the content of this article to better suit this blog (the original article dramatized loss and uses words to describe people and dementia that I would rather not repeat).

Dementia and the arts

With nearly one million Britons in the grip of dementia, it’s hardly surprising that writers and artists should increasingly tackle the subject. But can the arts ever illuminate a condition that by its very nature resists all understanding? Continue reading