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What I Wish People Knew About Dementia : From Someone Who Knows, EPUB eBook

What I Wish People Knew About Dementia : From Someone Who Knows EPUB

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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

'Essential reading' SUNDAY TIMES MAGAZINE

'A book of hope' OBSERVER

'A marvellous tour of insights' THE TIMES

'A must-read . . . I couldn't recommend it higher' MICHAEL BALL

'Wendy Mitchell is a life-saver' FRANCES WILSON, AUTHOR OF BURNING MAN

What can a diseased brain tell us about being human, living our own lives better and helping those with dementia get the best from theirs?

When Wendy Mitchell was diagnosed with young-onset dementia at the age of fifty-eight, her brain was overwhelmed with images of the last stages of the disease - those familiar tropes, shortcuts and clich s that we are fed by the media, or even our own health professionals.

But her diagnosis far from represented the end of her life. Instead, it was the start of a very different one.

Wise, practical and life affirming, What I Wish People Knew About Dementia combines anecdotes, research and Wendy Mitchell's own brilliant wit and wisdom to tell readers exactly what she wishes they knew about dementia.

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