Dealing with dementia

“Dealing with Dementia” Talk

by the Rev. Dr. Suzanne McDonald

Further Resources from Dr. McDonald

The Official Website of the Alzheimer’s Association – This site has a wealth of information, plus links to discover local resources.


“A Place for Mom” – This is a good source of information with links to discover local resources.


The Glen Campbell Song and Video, “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” – The documentary about his final tour is called “I'll Be Me” and it comes on PBS fairly regularly.


Country Singer Mark Brinkman’s Song, “She’s a Stranger in His Mind” – This is a very powerful and personal song about a woman who visits her husband with dementia.


A 6 Minute Video About a Women Who Visits People With Dementia – I often show from 4 minutes 15 onwards, which is when singing a simple song brings a 'resurrection moment' for a woman with dementia.