Forget Memory: Creating Better Lives for People with Dementia

description

From the Forget Memory website:

Memory loss can be one of the most terrifying aspects of a diagnosis of dementia. Yet the fear and dread of losing our memory make the experience of the disease worse than it needs to be, according to cultural critic and playwright Anne Davis Basting. She says, Forget memory. Basting emphasizes the importance of activities that focus on the present to improve the lives of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

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subject terms

Aging & Longevity

Aging & Longevity > Health: Brain & Mental

Aging & Longevity > Purpose

Creative Aging

Creative Aging > Program Models

contributor

Anne Basting

book title

Forget Memory: Creating Better Lives for People with Dementia

resource type

Book and Chapter

year

2009

keywords

Alzheimers, Dementia