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Dementia: Women Breaking the Silence – a BBC Interview with Wendy Mitchell and Emily Ong

Dementia: Women Breaking the Silence – a BBC Interview with Wendy Mitchell and Emily Ong

Wendy Mitchell and Emily Ong talk to Kim Chakanetsa about how they’ve adapted to living with dementia and why they now want to help others understand the condition better.

Wendy Mitchell was diagnosed with young onset dementia at the age of 58 and has since written two books. It look Emily Ong years to get a proper diagnosis for young onset dementia. Now 54 years old, she advocates for greater understanding of the condition and belongs to the Voices for Hope programme, helping people who are newly diagnosed or already have dementia. 

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