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Video: Living with dementia – two families talk honestly about this heartbreaking disease

Two people affected by dementia talk candidly about how it has changed their lives.

Caitriona O'Neill and William Gallagher

FOR THE LATEST campaign by the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, #LivingWithDementia, award-winning Irish director Ken Wardrop shot two exclusive short films on Alzheimer’s.

In the first video, Sean Donal O’Shea shows us how his and his father’s lives have been impacted by his mother’s diagnosis of dementia.

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Here, Kathy Ryan gives us a glimpse into her life and explains how she is dealing with her diagnosis of Alzheimer’s.

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The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI) launches a new Living With Dementia campaign. Funded by Atlantic Philanthropies, the campaign aims at encouraging people with dementia and about dementia and show others how they are living with dementia in their communities. For more information, visit the website or follow the campaign #LivingWithDementia.

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Caitriona O'Neill and William Gallagher

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