Posted in Ageing & Culture, Caregiving, International Policies, The Built Environment

‘I do my crying in the shower’

Alison Bulmer shares the honest truth about the challenges she and her husband endure in the face of dementia. Around the world, many are trapped in isolation and loneliness. With 46.8 million people globally living with dementia, and no exact numbers of the sum of people impacted by the condition. We need to come together to help support both people with dementia and their caregivers to create an inclusive environment.

Source: ‘I do my crying in the shower’ – BBC News

Caring for a husband with dementia is a lonely and isolating experience, Alison Bulmer says.

 

Author:

Hi, I'm Jo, ​and I'm a Ph.D. Candidate, I'm working on a project on dementia enabling design. I am very passionate about working towards improving the care of people with dementia, and I hope my work will make a difference. I also love cooking, reading, writing, noms and hugs! I also tweet, blog and run a free e-newspaper in dementia care for the Asian community www.dementiacareasia.com

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