Slow Puncture – by Peter Berry

Slow Puncture – by Peter Berry

Though there are many books on dementia available nowadays, the most poignant are surely those written by those already living under the shadow of this condition. At Dementia Network we are always interested in these memoirs so we were intrigued to hear about one of...
Slow Puncture – by Peter Berry

Slow Puncture – by Peter Berry

Though there are many books on dementia available nowadays, the most poignant are surely those written by those already living under the shadow of this condition. At Dementia Network we are always interested in these memoirs so we were intrigued to hear about one of...
Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Still Alice by Lisa Genova

A different kind of book review this week; Still Alice is a novel (and subsequently a film) that sees a successful scientist completely thrown off course by a diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer’s at the age of just 50.  Alice Howland is a cognitive psychology...
Dancing with Dementia by Christine Bryden

Dancing with Dementia by Christine Bryden

Dancing with Dementia is a powerful account of the australian academic Christine Bryden’s personal journey living with dementia. Bryden is a well-known author and advocate, having been awarded the Australia Medal (OBE equivalent) for her efforts in bringing...