Writing a poem about how you or a loved one has been affected by dementia can offer relief for both writer and reader. It can also provide a powerful insight into what dementia means for those living with it every day.
This blog post from the Alzheimer’s Society, published on World Poetry Day, features three poems written by people affected by dementia. Despite their experiences being very different, each poet chose to share their work in the hope it might help others in a similar situation.
Full details at Azheimer’s Society