David's dance with dementia

May 2016

'It feels like I'm drunk but I'm not,' says David, 64, a member of our younger onset dementia group. 'Since I've had this dementia thing, I've found it very difficult to pick words.'


David, a former advertising executive, continues to employ his creativity by writing poetry and making toys for disadvantaged kids. In this Brotherhood video, David tells his story in his words.

Learn more about our services in this area, view our Younger Onset Dementia Group page.

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