If you have not already viewed this programme I would strongly recommend it. Channel 4 will let you view prior episodes on demand if you click on the link.
Given 1 in 3 of us in Northern Ireland over the age of 65 will have some form of Dementia we should be trying to understand how it affects not just the individual but the families and friends aswell.
Series 1 Summary
One in three people in the UK will be affected by dementia, with many travelling back to memories from long ago. This series plays detective, seeking who each person once was – and who they are now.
Episode 1 – Poppy Lodge
Fifty-six-year-old John is taken back to his days in the navy, and 91-year-old Les goes on a 1940s-themed day trip, including a vintage car
Episode 2 – Families
Sixty-four-year-old barrister Tony jives again. Seventy-seven-year-old Jim goes camping. And 76-year-old Dorothy helps cook a family meal.
Episode 3 – Marriage
Four wives embark on emotional journeys to build new memories with their husbands, who suffer from dementia – including a trip back in time to Australia and one to the Angel of the North