Did you know that individuals being diagnosed with dementia are generally not provided information about how to live with and manage the symptoms of this complex condition as would people being diagnosed with other complex conditions, such as cancer, heart disease, or stroke? The lack of information coupled with the dominant societal doom and gloom narrative about dementia instills fear and leaves people feeling hopeless. It does not have to be this way! People [...]
Friends of the Dementia Action Alliance gathered on the evening of July 21, via Zoom, to share memories of the past and goals for the future of DAA.
By: Karen Love, DAA Executive Director, and the DAA Advisory Board July marks the beginning of the Dementia Action Alliance’s (DAA) 25th anniversary celebration! As we look back over the past 25 years, we are proud of how much we have been able to accomplish and thankful for the many friendships made. We cannot celebrate DAA’s progress though without also acknowledging how little has changed in the lived experience for people with dementia and [...]