Celebrated on April 23rd, today is World Book Day! Dementia Spring seeks to highlight artists inspired by and inspiring people living with dementia. We’ve found some of our favorite books highlighting journeys of people living with dementia and their care partners.
- On Pluto by Greg O’Brien: O’Brien shares his journey of his diagnosis of Young Onset Alzheimer’s and the impact it has on his and his family’s lives in an auto-biographical narrative.
- Notes from the Dementia Ward by Finuala Dowling: Through an anthology of poems, Dowling shares her experience of supporting her mother through her dementia journey. An emotional collection that will resonate with anyone in the caregiver role.
- The Little French Bridal Shop by Jennifer Dupee: A quaint, fiction book of a young woman finding herself while witnessing her mother’s dementia. The protagonist learns ways in which she can connect with her mother, even in difficult times.