Meeting other people living with posterior cortical atrophy

Even The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, from Oliver Sacks’ famous book, has since been speculated to have suffered from posterior cortical atrophy (PCA). A dementia is not a natural part of ageing. Dementia is caused by diseases of the brain. It’s not just about losing your memory. It’s possible to live well with […]

Meet Norman and Terry: two people living with a dementia in different ways

“Dementia is not just about sitting in a bathroom all day, staring at the walls.” So speaks Norman McNamara in his recent BBC Devon interview this week. This may seem like a silly thing to say, but the perception of some of “people living  with dementia” can be engulfed with huge assumptions and immense negativity. The […]