Who hasn't said something they later regret after giving it some thought? Over 50% of Canadians admit to saying insulting things about people living with dementia. One percent is too much, fifty percent is staggering.
The small act of thinking about the words we use and how we treat people who are living with dementia can have a vast ripple effect! Changing public perceptions and attitudes has impacted so many areas of our social and cultural life in this country, let's make this the time to change the conversation about dementia one word at a time.