10 funny videos to talk about dementia

by Annalisa Lista - 2014.02.18
10 funny videos to talk about dementia
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10  quirky animated videos to talk about dementia and mental health. Developed by the Trinity College Dublin, the videos aim at tackling the stigma associated with mental illnesses, for which people commonly and mistakenly believe that nothing can be done. The films address common fears about memory loss and dementia and also provide practical advice about how to improve brain health. Topics covered in the films include: When should I be concerned about my memory? What can you do to keep your brain healthy? What’s the difference between Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia? Stigma prevent open and easy discussion about mental health and leads to depression, isolation, discrimination, lack of sensitivity. That is why the NEIL Programme has decided to deal with these issues in a funnier and easier way. There are currently 41,740 Irish people with dementia, a number expected to rise to over 140,000 by 2041. Videos can be watched freely at freedemliving.com .

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