I Miss My Dad – What it Feels Like Not Being Able to Hug My Dad in Almost Half a Year

My father has Dementia and primary progressive aphasia. For those who don’t know what that is, PPA is a neurological syndrome in which language capabilities become slowly and progressively impaired and is caused by Dementia. At this point, his aphasia is fairly advanced and makes phone and Skype calls very difficult. He thrives on face-to-face visits, where we …

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Seeing First Hand the Difference We Are Making – Working for Plan A While My Father Lives in LTC

Did you know Dementia affects 1.1 million Canadians, either directly or indirectly and 16,000 of Canadians living with Dementia are under 65 years of age?  That is not something I knew 3 years ago when my father – 62 years old at the time – was officially diagnosed with Dementia. While I myself was 29 …

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