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Women in fictional representations of dementia

2014-08-19

Alice MunroThe Dementia Without Walls programme values women's stories about dementia. These are real-life stories, of women with dementia, carers, and family members. Given the wealth of these factual stories that need to be told and heard, imagined fictional stories about dementia could seem frivolous, or even trivialising. In this post, I ask: has fiction got a part to play in telling the story of dementia and helping us understand it better? ...  read more ...