Peter’s Lost Marbles

This film, made in 2011, which voiced my disquiet about the enthusiasm for the early diagnosis of dementia, generated such a defensive response that I felt I had to remove … Continue reading Peter’s Lost Marbles

The Politics of Dementia

At the recent leaders Debate, David Cameron commented specifically on the progress made in  increasing dementia diagnosis rates in NHS England: I have long had concerns about the ethics of … Continue reading The Politics of Dementia

Cash for dementia

Today a friend of mine sent me a copy of this article by Dr Gavin Francis: Professor June Andrews of the Dementia Development Centre gave this published reply: Dr Francis replied … Continue reading Cash for dementia

The Parabolic Pattern

This post is about ageing and memory. This is naturally a complex subject and any attempt to simplify it can only be misguided. I have thus decided in this post … Continue reading The Parabolic Pattern