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Dementia Stories

Sep 2, 2021

In this podcast May discusses using her diary and used it to remember what she has done this week She finds it very important to record what she will be doing from day to day and would be quite lost without it May also describes how she became aware of her memory problems and explains how she moved back to Edinburgh...


Aug 4, 2021

This is a conversation with Robert Hogg whose wife Sophie was featured in an earlier podcast. Robert tells us a little about his background, meeting Sophie, and his work as a lorry driver. He describes their reaction to Sophie's diagnosis of vascular dementia and how this made Sophie feel very anxious about the...


Jul 23, 2021

In this short conversation May Hoare tells us about her time boarding at Dollar Academy. May's parents were from Scotland and she was born in Blantyre Malawi. Aged11 she and her older sister were sent to boarding school in Fife as both grandmothers lived nearby. Beyond the classroom and lessons May remembers with...


Jul 22, 2021

Sophie Todd talks about how she felt when she was given the diagnosis of Vascular Dementia. She had no idea that she had dementia and it took some time to accept, and come to terms with, her condition. The shock and issues such as power of attorney were very confusing for both Sophie and her husband. She tells us...