I have closed this website with the Serenity Prayer – first offered to me by a close friend and mentor more than fifty years ago. It’s provided me with comfort and guidance. I wish the same for you.
“A London, Ont. man in the early stages of dementia wants the right to end his life with medical assistance when his condition gets worse. But current laws make no provision for advanced requests – effectively excluding people with Alzheimer’s and dementia.”CBC Radio
Those who care and those very special, self-selected, dedicated people whom we generally designate as care-partners are very much the focus of my new life.
I have dementia: that’s true and indisputable. I have been diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). Fortunately, it’s only in the early stage. I am still cogent, rational and fluent. That’s going to change, but right now – at this stage of my life(almost eighty years) – I can rejoice past and future with my wife and friends. But that’s not all: there’s a new dimension. I have a strong commitment to help new friends – those with dementia and those who care.Continue reading MY STATEMENT: WHY I DO THIS